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Contributed by Jenny Thompson with BestMattressReviews Do you or a loved one have Alzheimer’s Disease? Learn more about the potential sleep problems that people with Alzheimer’s Disease experience and strategies for improving them: Alzheimer’s and Sleep  

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On this “Things to Know Thursday,” we are bringing you three assistive technology (AT) resources that are packed with useful information. The first resource is a website created by Amy Roman, a speech-language pathologist who works with people with ALS.  She has compiled a wealth of information regarding communication for people with ALS who may lose […]

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Contributed by Karen Weeks of Elder Wellness   Golden Activities for Your Golden Years   For many seniors, approaching retirement is both exciting and worrisome. You’ve worked hard all your life and are eagerly counting down the days when your life isn’t dictated by spending 9-5 on the job. On the other hand, you look […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, ATP With Black Friday quickly approaching, now is typically the best time of year to purchase an Amazon Echo product.  Other than the Amazon Echo, other Amazon Echo product options include the Echo Dot, Echo Plus, Echo Show, and Echo Spot. You have probably heard about or seen commercials for […]

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Contributed by Erin Swann, MSE, ATP The BJOY Ring is a device that would allow a wheelchair joystick to be used to control mouse movement on a computer screen. In addition to controlling a computer, the BJOY Ring could also be used to control tablets or smartphones that allow for cursor input. Mouse clicking could […]

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Contributed by James Giraldo In light of October being bullying prevention month, The Beacon web analysts have created a resource to educate families about the importance and impact of cyber bullying. The guide points out the warning signs, how to report and prevent it in the future. You can see it here: Stop Cyber Bullying Guide Check […]

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