Tag: assistive technology

Of Tennis Balls, Walkers and Alternatives

Certainly you have noticed people with walkers who use tennis balls for braking and stability. Turns out there’s a better way. NOVA, a supplier of independent living products has created a web site to educate people on the dangers of using tennis balls on the bottom of walkers. And they...

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Family Caregiver Survey Explores Use of Technology

United Healthcare in connection with the National Alliance for Caregiving recently conducted a survey to examine family caregiversäó» receptivity to technology. The study assessed how helpful 12 technologies would be in supporting caregivers or helping them provide care. The 1,000 family caregivers surveyed have expectations for the technology including: being...

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