Volunteers help older people get to grips with new technology

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Published by jessica.britton for Merlin Housing Society in Housing

A group of older people got to grips with new technology thanks to the help of a team of volunteers. Residents of Beaufort House in Yate spent a morning playing Wii games, using e-book readers and learning how to become sliver surfers to celebrate the launch of Merlin Housing Society’s Volunteer Service. Merlin’s Senior Activity Co-ordinator, Lorna Giles said, “Both the residents and volunteers had a great day. “Our Volunteer Service is all about reducing isolation and lonelines...

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