A survey by Girlings Retirement Options of over 230 grandchildren has revealed that mobile phones are a key method of communicating with their grandparents. Pocket Picks reports.”Thirty-three per cent of grandchildren under 21 claimed that they keep in contact with their grandparents via mobile phone, a close second behind fixed line telephones at 40%.Additionally, 6% communicate using text messages, with letters (10%) and email (9%) also common channels for correspondence…. Furthermore, when asked if they had ever taught their grandparents a new skill, 37% claimed that they had taught them to use a mobile phone, with 14% also teaching them to send text messages.
textually.org: Mobile phones key to grandparent-grandchild relationship
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