This is a continuation of the CAFE Horizons survey. ( Other posts in this series can be found either by clicking on “CAFE Project” in the Tag Cloud or by clicking on “GrumbleSmiles Trust” in the Topics list).
Watching your grandchildren grow must be one of the most rewarding elements of later life and is most definitely something on the horizons of many older peoples’ lives. In the past as members of an extended family, grandparents often played a key role in looking after grandchildren. Whilst this is still an option for some grandparents with increased family mobility, it’s not always possible and family connections are more distant.
Nonetheless, grandchildren can be an important teaching resource in terms of enabling grandparents to connect with the computer age.