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Woman & Home - - Ageless Attitude -

✢ Whether you’re 15 or 50, technology and so­cial me­dia is now an in­te­gral part of your life. one in five of you use so­cial me­dia to keep in touch with friends and fam­ily, ac­cord­ing to min­tel – the age group that’s said to be driv­ing growth in face­book use. and a quar­ter of you are con­fi­dent you know about the lat­est tech de­vel­op­ments. but technology is also help­ing to bond the gen­er­a­tions. when buy­ing tech, 42% of you ask the most tech-savvy mem­ber of your fam­ily, or a friend, for ad­vice. in gen­eral, in­te­grat­ing your lives with your chil­dren and grand­chil­dren is a grow­ing trend, whether it’s car­ing for young­sters – one in four fam­i­lies re­lies on granny for child­care – or hol­i­day­ing to­gether. w&h’s edi­to­rial di­rec­tor sue james says, “there’s not such a gap be­tween the gen­er­a­tions now, the lines are blur­ring. many women are good friends with their daugh­ters.” w&h

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