Aging in Place with Assistive Technology

Every year, INDATA hosts four free, full-day training sessions that offer an in-depth look at how assistive technology can help in our everyday lives. This Friday, March 2, INDATA explores how assistive technology can help people as they age. “Growing older comes with all sorts of obstacles,” said Brian Norton, the director of assistive technology […]

4 Apps for Aging in Place

Learning how to use a smartphone can be challenging for everyone, especially older individuals.  However, there are many benefits to using a phone, such as apps to keep your meds organized and more. While there are dozens of apps aimed towards individuals aging in place, I wanted to focus on a handful available.  The following […]

SmartKlean Laundry Ball

I went 25+ years without doing my own laundry as the machines were always inaccessible.  When I moved into my current house over a year ago, I was so excited about being able to do my own laundry!  I know, I know– who gets excited over a chore?!  This gal!  It was satisfying being able to […]

Roll Further Faster with IntelliWheels

Moving freely in a standard manual wheelchair is often a difficult task for individuals living with disabilities. IntelliWheels Easy Push makes pushing a wheelchair twice as easy. The Easy Push employs gears in each wheel to make it easier to move in whatever direction you choose — over any surface. The gears do the all the […]

4 Functional Medication Dispensers

Is your parent getting older, but trying to remain as independent as possible?  There are many assistive technologies to make aging in place possible, such as GreatCall products, different alert indicators, home automation systems, and more.  Another type of assistive technology that can wholly benefit these individuals (and others) is medication dispensers.  Of course, there are the generic […]