THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: HEALTHY AGING WITH MODERN TECH AT HOME

I am pleased to host today’s guest post by Maria, our regular contributor on assistive technology here at The Caregivers’ Living Room. Maria is a freelance writer currently living in Chicago. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a minor in Communication. She blogs about environmentally ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: HEALTHY AGING WITH MODERN TECH AT HOME

I am pleased to host today’s guest post by Maria, our regular contributor on assistive technology here at The Caregivers’ Living Room. Maria is a freelance writer currently living in Chicago. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a minor in Communication. She blogs about environmentally ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: FALL PREVENTION TECHNOLOGY – YES, IT EXISTS!

My Mom is 94 and prone to falling, so I am pleased to host this important guest post by a regular guest blogger here at the Caregivers’ Living Room. Thank you, Maria! Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries among the elderly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Falls can ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: The White House Conference on Aging – How Technology Will Shape Our Future

Guest Post by Maria Ramos In 2011, the first baby boomers turned 65. Every day since then, thousands more reach retirement age. By 2050, 42% of American households will include someone over the age of 70. The recent once-every-ten-years White House Conference on Aging took place on July 13th and could not have come at ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Why Our Special Needs Family Loves Technology

Recently, I was asked to contribute a piece on the subject of technology and parenting a son with disabilities for the blog http://vancouvermom.ca.  Here is what I wrote: Article by Donna Thomson, disability activist, author and consultant, and user of the Tyze social network. Technology Became an Essential Tool In January of 1998, Eastern Canada was hit ...