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Teach grandma Instagram and take an #UglySweaterSelfie

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December 23, 2013at 10:00 am

Studies show that Internet use reduces the risk of depression, yet 1 in 4 Americans 50-64 don’t know how to use the internet. That’s where teens come in: their digital skills and networking know-how can make a huge difference for people over 50 who are stressed, unemployed, and disconnected.

This holiday season, teach an older adult in your life how to use technology with DoSomething.org and Mentor Up's Grandparents Gone Wired. If you're really feeling in the holiday spirit, teach grandma how to use Instagram and upload a photo of the two of you wearing your best holiday sweaters with the hashtag #UglySweaterSelfie!

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