McKnight’s Senior Living: Older adults master cell phones through program

Author: Lois A. Bowers

Although 77% of older adults have a cell phone, only 18% are comfortable learning to use it, according to research.

Aiming to change that situation, DoSomething.org, a global social change organization for young people (college aged or younger), and the AARP Foundation’s Mentor Up program, a reverse mentoring program whereby younger people try to make a difference in the lives of older adults, have joined forces for the third time for Grandparents Gone Wired