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According to the World Health Organization, there were 200 million people over 60 years old in 1950; by 2000, that number had tripled to nearly 600 million; by 2025, it is estimated there will be more than one billion seniors.
National Senior Citizens is Friday, August 21. Its goal is to increase awareness of the factors and issues that affect older adults as well as recognize and acknowledge the contributions of seniors to society.
Brian Norton, Easterseals Crossroads, director of assistive technology, says it is important to help support them throughout the aging process, including providing services needed for them to continue to lead lives of independence. Today he joined us with products to help seniors do just that. Here’s more from him:
Assistive Technology for Seniors
- Anything that helps a person do something they would otherwise be unable to…