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Digital world could keep older people connected

Sat, 11 Jul 2015


Helping elderly people engage with the digital world could stop them becoming socially isolated.

That's the message from the Southern Befrienders charity which this weekend is celebrating its 10th anniversary.

At the core of the charity's work is a befriending service run in the south of the Island.

Four service users are also taking part in a digital inclusion trial using iPads to help them stay connected - manager Lorna Trevethen says they were apprehensive at first: 

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