Seniors and Gadgets

An enormous range of tools has developed over the ages. Some are complex and specialized, while others are simple. A Bartender, a brain surgeon uses tool to work; why not use gadgets and other devices to make activities easier . This Wednesday June 9th,Karen Marshal “ The Gadget Lady  from Assistive Technology Coordinator /Community Resources for Independent Living will be  here@ Union City Library , 1:30 – 3 p.m.  to have hand on demonstrations on Magnifiers, listening Devices. Openers, & Gripping Devices. Please make time to attend , it must be  a lively program.

It may also give you  an idea to create your own gadget  for fun and profit!

We can assist you with research…here  are some suggestions for further reading and research.

From hearth to cookstove : America in the kitchen : an American domestic history of gadgets and utensils made or used in America from 1700 to 1930 : a guide for collectors / by Linda Campbell Franklin ; photos. by Paul Persoff

Gadgets and necessities : an encyclopedia of household innovations / Pauline Webb and Mark Suggitt

Starting a mini-business : a guidebook for seniors / by Nancy Olsen ; illustrated by Sara Boore

Future marketing [electronic resource] : targeting seniors, Boomers, and Generation X and Y / Joe Marconi

Interesting online applications for seniors : get acquainted with thirteen free Internet applications / [Yvette Huijsman … et al. ; translated by Yvette Huijsman and Chris Hollingsworth]


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