New technology for people with sight loss trialled in Leatherhead

Leatherhead charity SeeAbility has used a recent grant from the NIBS-Wells Fund, The Central Surrey Health (CSH) Community Fund and The Hamilton Fund to purchase a range of high tech gadgets including an eye-gaze tracker, interactive switches and adapted computer keyboards. David Light, SeeAbility’s assistive technology manager, said: “The emergence of assistive technology is making… Read More New technology for people with sight loss trialled in Leatherhead

Which? reviews assistive technology gadgets for dementia and falls

Which? experts have selected and reviewed a range of assistive technology products that could help people with dementia, memory loss and other disability such as Parkinsons Disease stay safe at home for longer.And – as councils are increasingly cash-strapped – there’s a growing private market for devices you can buy. Have you thought about GPS… Read More Which? reviews assistive technology gadgets for dementia and falls

Patchwork Quilt

Safety is important for as all, but especially for older Americans. It is important for them to maintain general safety measures both at home and away from home. Falls and injury, confusion, and future health problems are just some of the causes of an unsafe environment. There are several ways to simplify safety in the… Read More Patchwork Quilt