accessABILITY: Senior Technology Fair

WHAT: Senior Technology Fair WHERE: To be held at the American Legion, located at: 8725 E. 38th Street WHEN: Date: June 18, 2010 Time: 1:00 p.m. 4:00 p.m. See the newest most innovative technology for legally blind and totally blind seniors. Learn how accessABILITY and other community partners can help make your life more independent. […]

Assistive Technology for Older Americans Month

Did you know that May is Older Americans Month?  If you know someone facing challenges due to aging, consider assistive technology.  Maybe they could use a grab bar for the tub, or some adaptive cooking utensils.  We’ve gathered up a list of items from MaxiAids to give you an idea of what might be helpful […]

Technology for Aging – Device Demo in Evansville, Indiana

There are an estimated 80 million Baby Boomers in the United States, and more than 8,000 people are turning the age of 60 each day. Aging can cause physiological changes, including vision and hearing loss and decreased mobility. The INDATA Project at Easter Seals Crossroads is hosting a year-long series of free statewide “Demo Days” […]

Manage Your Medication with Assistive Technology

Did you remember to take your pills today?  Whether you’ve got a cognitive impairment or are just plain forgetful, assistive technology can help you stay on track with your medication.  Here are a few adaptive aids we have available at the INDATA Loan Library. Pill Organizer – This tray will hold a week’s worth of […]

Assistive Technology has Something for Everyone

Assistive technology comes in many shapes and sizes.  It can be high tech computer software, or very low tech tools, such as a magnifying glass.  These items are not restricted to any one group; all kinds of people can gain independence from using assistive technology.  There are technologies that can help with hearing loss, mobility […]

National Aging-in-Place Week

October 12-18 is National Aging-in-Place Week.  The National Aging-in-Place Council has two objectives for this week: Build lasting coalitions of allied business professionals in communities across the U.S. to assist homeowners with pursuing their long-term care needs, and Organize educational activities to highlight home and community-based services and products—including healthcare, transportation and housing—that enable seniors […]