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My grandmother is 90 and using a computer. I am happy to have set her up with one a couple of years ago, against the recommendations of other family members who thought it would be no good.

It is a standard Windows XP computer. She emails, surfs, writes letters and does online banking.

What is stopping your senior lady - eyesight can't be fixed with glasses anymore?

I admit I keep wondering if I should show my grandmother more interesting things, like social stuff. I am just not sure what - World of Warcraft maybe? I myself don't chat on the internet (except HN and Twitter), so I am not sure what would be a good place to send her to. Maybe just Facebook? (I also don't use Facebook, but maybe other family members do).

What would be a good site for multiplayer games? I myself use Brettspielwelt, but the user interface is not very good.




Perhaps send her to flickr, my grandmother loves to look at photos, so she might get a voyeuristic kick out of it.

I've preordered one of these for my grandmother and have started considering getting one for myself.


Thanks, but I was looking for something more social/interactive. Flickr seems passive, unless you take photos yourself.




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