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Grandparents on Skype: Video chatting redefines family time


Posted By: Jennifer Cairns to Video Conferencing 4 years ago
Grandparents on Skype: Video chatting redefines family time

Skype is a common lesson request from eGurus clientele. Our eGurus absolutely love setting up families to be able to video conference. What a difference it makes in their quality of life. 

On the flip side, eGurus often receives requests from out of town children asking for an eGuru to go into their parents home to set up Skype. We are recognizing that this request is not only for interaction with grandkids but also to provide the children of aging parents to see just how their parents are really doing. They are able to read their aging parents body language which can be very beneficial. 

Don't forget to check your local community calendar to see if eGurus is providing a free seminar on how to use Skype.

In fact, the need for family time is helping some seniors, who may have resisted computers and social media, head back into the classroom for online classes. "If a picture is worth a 1,000 words, what's a moving picture worth?" said Robert Zimmerman ...