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Comparing the Accessibility and Screen Enhancement Features of Google Android Lollipop 5.0 and Apple iOS 8.1.1 for People with Low Vision

The AFB has posted a good comparison of the two dominant smartphone operating systems

"It can be argued that Apple has represented the gold standard of accessibility for some time now. It is reassuring to see Google taking accessibility more seriously with its more recent Android releases that include Magnification Gestures and color inversion."

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Technology and Aging: 2014 Conference Presentations

All presentations from the 2014 National Home and Community Services Conference held by the National Association of States United for Aging and Disabilities are now online. These two address technology:

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Archived Webinar on AT Strategies and Solutions for Aging Well

Georgia's Tools for Life program presented "AT Strategies and Solutions for Aging Well" in March 2014. The audio and pdf archive are now available.

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Justice Dept. Joins Suit re: Inaccessible H&R Block Website

According to a press release from the Justice Dept. in late November 2013: 

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Staying Safe Through Technology


A demonstration of assistive technology that can enable safe independent living for those with dementia or TBI.

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There is a well captioned version of this video available on the universalsubtitles.org website.

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Memory Technology


A short film showcasing products from the world's first Memory Technology Library in Bath, UK. Talking Tiles, Day clock, Talking Photo Album, and Talking Cards are demonstrated and explained.

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Memory and Meds: GlowCap Medication Reminders from CVS

GlowCaps are a product and service from Vitality that helps increase taking of medication. You can order your medication from CVS with the GlowCap feature. According to the maker:

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