Retirement home residents engaged with technology

Bernie is instant messaging with grandchildren with whom he previously could not communicate. Gloria surprised her daughter — and herself — by initiating a video chat that brought them both to tears. Ms. Edwards confused her son in China by sending him an email; he called to make sure it wasn’t a hoax.

All three residents at The Fountains at La Cholla senior living community in Tucson, AZ, are participating in a pioneering program that has enabled them to learn new skills, strengthen bonds with family members and connect with staff members and fellow residents in new ways.

Retirement home residents engaged with technology