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break into accounts and send messages.
Evaluate a social media site before you join it. Care-
fully read the terms of use. What level of protection
and control does it offer? Is the overall experience right
for you?
Use LinkedIn to stay in touch with professional col-
leagues because the site has restrictions on who can
join. Only trusted professionals may join the site.
On-line social media can engage seniors in the world
around them even if they are homebound. It allows
them to communicate with others, especially loved ones
on a regular basis.
Pat Baldwin is the Director of the Hannan Center for Senior Learning and
Volunteer Programs for the Luella Hannan Memorial Foundation.
Kay Cresci works for Wayne State University in Detroit, MI.
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