Gift-giving is an opportunity to enrich lives and create meaningful intergenerational connections. At Youngster, our tech-savvy local youth are passionate about sharing new skills and experiences with seniors. Here are 13 incredible ways you can use a Youngster gift voucher to make a real difference to a senior in your life.
1. Tech device setup
Ease the transition of seniors into the digital world. Use your voucher to have a Youngster set up new devices such as laptops, tablets, or smartphones, ensuring they feel comfortable and confident using them.
2. Social media 101
Break down the generation gap one post at a time. Use the voucher for a session where a Youngster can teach seniors the ins and outs of social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram.
3. Learning to use your phone
Smartphones offer a host of benefits, but only if one knows how to use them. A Youngster can guide seniors through the basics, from navigation to app use and basic troubleshooting.
4. Digital photography lessons
5. Virtual health consultations
The future of healthcare is digital. Use a Youngsterto guide seniors through the process of setting up and using telehealth applications for remote medical consultations.
Reading is just a click away in the digital age. A Youngster can introduce seniors to the world of digital reading, helping them to download and read eBooks on their devices.
Music has a unique way of uplifting spirits. Studies have shown that listening to music can help reduce anxiety and depression, and help maintain speech and language for people suffeing from dementia. A Youngster can assist seniors in setting up a Spotify account, creating playlists filled with their favourite nostalgic tracks.
8. Online shopping safely
Empower seniors to shop online with confidence. A Youngster can teach them how to browse, select, and make secure purchases online.
9. Virtual travel tours
10. Cybersecurity basics
Internet safety is crucial at any age. Use a Youngster session to ensure seniors know how to protect their personal information online and recognise phishing attempts.
11. Voice-activated home
12. Video calls and conferencing
13. Online games and puzzles
At Youngster, we believe that intergenerational connections benefit everyone. Our local, tech-savvy youngsters are eager to bring new skills and experiences to your ageing parents, while also learning from their wisdome and experience. A Youngster gift voucher is a unique gift for seniors that offers ongoing learning, and enriching social interactions.