KNB Communications also helps in connecting generations. According to NBC, there has been an increase in social media use among seniors aged 75 and over, particularly in 2017. Last year, 35% of seniors indicated that they had been active on social media, compared to the 22% of seniors being active on social media in 2016, and 5% of them being active online in 2012.
This program combats isolation and loneliness by providing seniors with:
- An introduction to social media as a tool to stay connected with a loved one
- An overview on how to stay safe online
- A step-by-step presentation on how to start your own Facebook and Instagram accounts