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Mobile phones key to grandparent-grandchild relationship

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. Mobile phones key to grandparent-grandchild relationship

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Joi Podgorny has spent the better part of the past 2 decades working on the bleeding edge of the technology and entertainment industries, from content/brand development and production to leading international support, moderation, community and social teams. Most recently, Joi founded Good People Collective, a consulting agency focused on helping companies and organizations establish, assess and pivot their internal and external cultures to help maximize their potential. She and her team are currently working on an exciting new software project, combining corporate training and virtual reality.

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