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Family caregiving is a rapidly growing, increasingly important field, as is the development of Innovative, technology-driven products for use by family caregivers. For 35 years, Family Caregiver Alliance has been working closely with family caregivers on their most complex care and planning needs, so we understand that families need input about, and access to these innovative technologies to substantially improve their lives.
Thanks to advances in medicine and public health, people are living longer than ever before. This means more and more family caregivers are responsible for managing the diverse needs of a loved one with chronic illness or frailty. How can family caregivers attempt to balance this added responsibility along with their own personal needs, work, parenting and other demands in their lives?
Sometimes called assistive devices, independent living aids, and adaptive equipment, assistive technology (AT) can help your loved one live more independently. It may also make your job as a caregiver easier and more enjoyable.
Assistive Technology—also called assistive devices, independent living aids, and adaptive equipment—can help your loved one live more independently. It may also make your job as a caregiver easier and more enjoyable.
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