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    Do they all have landlines?

    I wonder if, although it's not as good, you could do some teleconferencing thing? Most have freephone numbers to dial into.

    Then they can at least hear the service even if they can't see it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladymuck View Post
    Do they all have landlines?

    I wonder if, although it's not as good, you could do some teleconferencing thing? Most have freephone numbers to dial into.

    Then they can at least hear the service even if they can't see it?
    Zoom doesn't offer free call-in numbers unless you pay (a lot) extra but this IS our back-up. However you have to enter a long meeting number and so far a couple of people are finding even that tricky..
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    Hmm tricky. Knowing the level of competence of my parents I have an inkling of what you're up against. Saying that, my brother did manage to get my Dad up and running on Skype so he could use it for his guitar lessons. It took much swearing though.

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