Call your mother: exploring changing communications - Special Sections

Call your mother: exploring changing communications

Marcy Shoemaker | Posted: Wednesday, January 3, 2018 8:40 am

During the holiday season, and often on Sundays, it has been a tradition for adult children to pick up the phone and call their parents, especially their mothers.

Many seniors find it difficult to wait for these calls or to receive messages in other mediums, including text messaging, emails and Facebook posts. But even seniors who use new forms of social media find it hard to understand why their children can’t communicate verbally on the phone or in person.

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