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Research on assistive technology tends to focus on one of two user populations: older adults or people with disabilities. Much less attention is given to designing solutions for people who fall into both categories and are aging with disability. Experiencing age-related losses in addition to a long-term impairment, it can be expected that these individuals are more likely to encounter challenges with everyday activities in the home and community. Georgia Tech researchers continue to investigate these challenges and develop supportive technology solutions as a part of Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Technologies to Support for Successful Aging with Disability (RERC TechSAge)...

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  • Dr. Jenny Singleton, a TechSAge investigator exploring the user needs of seniors who are deaf/hard of hearing, uses sign language to communicate with her parents via FaceTime.

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For more information, contact Project Coordinator, Elena Gonzalez