Bradford-based Ivy Bean might be the world’s oldest new media networker. She’s got a Facebook account with 5000 friends, but prefers to keep in touch via her Twitter account.
Ivy lives in a old people’s home that sounds remarkable. She recently competed in the home’s over-75 Olympics sports day, where she took gold for the Frisbee event. Ivy and the other residents are also active users of the Wii bowling game. At a recent home vs. local students quiz the old age pensioners trounced the opposition. Residents also have the opportunity to attend courses at the local college and one resident was assisted in getting a passport so he could go to Spain to visit his family.
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