AGE UK DIGITAL
Age UK, a very active charity and pressure group that represents and takes actions on behalf the people it helps and represents, has an incredibly useful website. It is well worth a look.
www.ageuk.org.uk contains a vast amount of very relevant and practical information. One thing that could be really useful for us all is section it carries which features how the internet helps us in everyday tasks, including keeping in touch. The site has a section deveoted to this.
The internet and digital technology can be invaluable for staying in touch with family and friends, as well as helping with everyday tasks such as shopping, ordering prescriptions, and banking.
Age UK has recently published a specific feature that looks at how you can keep in touch using a smart phone, iPad or similar tablet or even your computer, for video calls. Whilst this technology can be quite daunting, it is probably easier than we all think, and this article helps us get that bit closer.
Why not give it a try, impress yourself and surprise the youngsters!