SOCIAL MEDIA IS A GREAT WAY TO COMABT LONELINESS IN OLD AGE

Social media is a great way for older people to keep in close contact with their kids and grandkids, whether its through sharing photos, a 'like' of Facebook or an exchange of messages on WhatsApp. Connecting with family and friends is easy when you know how and a simple tool to combat loneliness in old age.

South Korean grandfather Chan Jae went global after he embraced social media to share pictures he had drawn for his three grandchildren living abroad,

His Instagram account now has over 60,000 followers and he is a hashtag pro’

In response to many requests,  GNN will be offering IT and social media sessions in the round of Resource Cafes scheduled for the beginning of 2018.