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Making Technology Friendly to Older Folks

Posted By Correy Robertson On December 24, 2009 @ 9:00 am In The Download | 1 Comment

The LA Times has a piece [1]about how older adults continue to become more adapted to technology like the internet, email and the like, but also how new technology is being created for older adults, and it goes beyond just computers gears towards older folks [2] – like canes with accelerometers and gyroscopes. Very cool stuff, make sure to check it out.
Also technology related, check out AARP’s primer on how to use smartphones [3].


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[1] The LA Times has a piece : http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-cover20-2009dec20,0,673583.story

[2] computers gears towards older folks: http://blog.aarp.org/shaarpsession/2009/11/new_pc_targets_older_computer.html

[3] AARP’s primer on how to use smartphones: http://bulletin.aarp.org/yourworld/yourhome/articles/smartphone_primer.html

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