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Caring from a distance

Parents using smartphones Source: Getty Images

Deakin University's Earvin Cabalquinto PhD tells us how Filipinos living in Australia utilise the smartphone to care for their elderly parents back in the Philippines.

 


 Highlights

  • More Filipinos are using electronic devices like smart phones to monitor elderly parents and loved ones back home
  • Video chatting became a useful way to develop and maintain bonds within the family when they are physically separated
  • Many have taken to using social media apps in order to keep in contact with each other, show them they care, and make mameories, no matter the distance.

 

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