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Free Telecommunication Solutions, Anyone?

Written By: Ability Tools Staff Did you know that California has a state program that provides FREE phone to individuals with various disabilities? These phones are provided by the Deaf and Disabled Telecommunications Program (DDTP) at no charge to eligible Californians. DDTP distributes telecommunications equipment and services that improve communication for all Californians. A program of the…

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Top 5 ways to outfit the bathroom for disabled or elderly loved ones

Re-Published from the Assistive Technology Blog. Click here for original article Bathrooms can be very dangerous, both to the disabled and the elderly. The smooth surfaces, awkward movements, and generally solitary usage of the bathroom makes it one of the most common areas for accidental falls and injuries to occur, both for the elderly and…

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Technology Keeps Seniors Connected to Their Community and Beyond

by Seniorly Contributor Over half of adults aged 65 and older use the Internet, and this number is only growing. With the increase in mobile options including tablets and e-readers,older Americans are gradually becoming more and more tech-savvy. This growing comfort with technology opens doors for other tools that can help older adults stay connected…