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in germantown and bethesda. tasmin: those who were born in the age of the internet seem to have no problem learning how to use the latest computer devices and gadgets -- but for some it's like learning another language. that's why a group of high schoolers are volunteering to help. whag's kylie khan has this report. &lt;&lt; kylie khan: they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but the girls who created g-t-g tech disagree. hannah docter-loeb: i think that a lot of senior citizens have been getting more smartphones or kylie khan: dog new tricks, but the girls who created g-t-g tech disagree. hannah docter-loeb: i think that a lot of senior citizens have been getting more smartphones or new gotten the chance to really learn how to use it. kylie khan: generation. part of their goal is to bridge that gap by offering a helping hand. aviah krupnick: it's really great, not just to have older people as our clients and feel like we're helping them, but also to learn about older people and to have a personal connection and hear their stories. kathy healy: my sons have been trying to help me for years and it's been very frustrating. i know as a former teacher, if one thing doesn't work, try something else. i'm very excited about this. kylie khan: they also want to make senior citizens aware of scams that are so prevalent on the internet. hannah docter-loeb: there are some terrible people out there who are trying to hurt senior citizens on the internet, and unless they know better, they fall for stuff like that. kylie khan: just sitting down with someone and being patient with them can make all the difference when it comes to technology literacy. kaela marcus-kurn: you can't figure it out on your own if you don't know where to start. so i think that we really help them get the basics and that we give them the confidence that they need. kylie khan: reporting in montgomery county, i'm kylie khan, whag news. >> tasmin: we will be back with a final look




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