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In France, millions of caregivers regularly help with non-professional help at least one person in their lives living at home: take to the doctor, housework, help for eating, financial or material support Plusieurs millions d’aidants aident régulièrement et à titre non professionnel au moins une personne de leur entourage vivant à domicile. Une journée nationale leur est consacrée.

L-Mail.com offers an online Braille and audio letter production services. The service offers a 24 hour turnaround for the printing and posting of Braille and audio letters to any location in the world.

La Maison Départementale de l'Autonomie est en France un groupement d’intérêt public présent dans les départements, qui a vocation à apporter le même service au bénéfice de l’ensemble des personnes requérant une aide à l’autonomie quels que soient leur âge, l’origine et la nature de leur déficience. La MDA est intégrée dans une organisation globale en charge de la politique départementale en faveur des personnes handicapées et des personnes âgées.

Un jeu vidéo sonore expérimental de sensibilisation aux handicaps cognitif, visuel et moteur. Jouable avec une touche. (PC) Le but est d'explorer un quartier s'inspirant de la Victoriaville (Québec) à l'occasion d'une expérience ludique de courte durée s'adressant à des publics variés.

This document contains guidance on accessibility in the form of Frequently Asked Questions regarding practical aspects of web content creation. Each question provides comments and clarifications about typical accessibility issue that webmasters and internet editors face in their daily work.

Background. There is an increase in dual sensory impairment (DSI) (hearing and visual) with increase in elderly population. Most causes of DSI among elderly are treatable. This study determines the prevalence and characteristics of dual sensory impairment among elderly of a rural community.

This paper launches a reflection process to help define the future EU Health strategy. The EU is committed to bringing together all health players and building partnerships for health. This aim is inbuilt into EU action to complement national efforts to promote good health, minimise health inequalities and to tackle the factors that determine health.

This webpage provides a list of assistive devices to allow elderly people to have an as independent life as they can, including vision and hearing assistive devices among many others.

The purpose of this brochure is to illustrate, through the presentation of existing good practice and more general considerations for policy making, how commitments of the 2012 Vienna Ministerial Declaration relate to various societal situations and can be successfully implemented in terms of concrete policies and actions. The examples and Proposals have all been selected from contributions to the Vienna conference.

Press release from the European Commission Many disabled and reduced mobility air travellers still face problems of unjustified refusals, and other unfair demands when attempting to travel.

These guidelines to improve and facilitate the application of Regulation (EC) N° 1107/2006 (the "Regulation") have been prepared in the form of answers to the most frequently asked questions on the Regulation.

Mémoire de soutenance Exécutive Master Gestion et politiques du handicap d’Anne Rabiller Directrice du Pôle handicap et Pôle Personnes Agées à la Mutualité française Anjou Mayenne Un accès à la compensation pour tous et adapté à la singularité de chacun : Un continuum de vie au-delà de la discrimination.

This press release published on the Parliament's Magazine Regional Review introduces the European Thematic Network on Assistive Information project. The ETNA Network will implement, over a period of 3 years, a European Web Portal providing unified access to all ICT AT resources available on the Web in relation to the needs of all stakeholders, involved as AT users, professionals, developers and policy-makers.

Some of the best known, expert information providers in Europe have joined together to create the biggest, most comprehensive information service on assistive technology (AT) serving older and disabled people, their families and carers across the globe. On this webpage, you can find all the information you need on the existing assistive devices that can be used by elderly people with sensory disabilities and other people with all kinds of disabilities.

This press release published on the Italian website wwww.nonautosufficienza.it introduces the European Thematic Network on Assistive Information project. The ETNA Network will implement, over a period of 3 years, a European Web Portal providing unified access to all ICT AT resources available on the Web in relation to the needs of all stakeholders, involved as AT users, professionals, developers and policy-makers.

This document is intended for people who have a disability that make web browsing difficult. It provides references to resources, including detailed documentation and step-by-step guides, to help you customize your particular web browser and computer setup.

This paper focusses on Universal Design which is a process that seeks to create products and environments that can be used equally effectively by everyone, including people with significant levels of disablement. Creating environments that are more “universal” requires a special understanding of the performance characteristics of those who are potentially marginalized by less inclusive design strategies.

Listening to a speaker while hearing another speaker talks is a challenging task for elderly listeners. We show that elderly listeners over the age of 65 with various degrees of age-related hearing loss benefit in this situation from also seeing the speaker they intend to listen to.

WCAG 2.0 covers a wide range of recommendations for making Web content more accessible. Following these guidelines will make content accessible to a wider range of people with disabilities, including blindness and low vision, deafness and hearing loss, learning disabilities, cognitive limitations, limited movement, speech disabilities, photosensitivity and combinations of these.

Home instructor programe is of high importance for the eldery deafblind in Croatia. Educated support providers, home instructors, go to deafblind peoples houses, providing them support where they most need it. In such a way we prevent institutionalisation and strenghten deafblind in leading a more independent life.

This short video (less than 5 minutes) was made by the European Commission for people with reduced mobility. It runs through a new European regulation that guarantees more rights for both the disabled and people with reduced mobility when they travel by air.

The purpose of this literature review is to provide information about the eye health care needs of older adults. Age-related eye diseases and conditions are the most important drivers for the various types of eye health care required by older adults.

ABSTRACT A decline in the main sensory modalities is well reported to occur with ageing. This article outlines the normal pathways involved in touch sensation and includes a review of available evidence relating to the study of ageing and touch.

This document shows how Web accessibility depends on several components working together and how improvements in specific components could substantially improve Web accessibility. It also shows how the WAI guidelines address these components.

This web page was developped in the context of the Web Accessibility Initiative by W3C and is intended for people with disabilities who have difficulties accessing the Web. It gives an introduction to Web accessibility.

Abstract Background It has been well established that increasing age is associated with decreasing functional ability in older adults. It is important to understand the specific factors that affect instrumental activities of daily living (IADL) and functional independence among older adults with sensory disabilities.

This report provides an overview of information available on ageing with a long standing disability in WA. Information was sought from published and unpublished reports and discussions with a number of disability stakeholders. The main understanding gained from amassing this information is the limited usefulness for future service planning and provision, of the existing data on people with long standing disability.

This report explores the levels of vision and hearing impairments among the elderly, the changes in those levels over the last decade, common devices and procedures used to reduce the impact of these impairments, and the potential for future reductions.

An older person may find it easier to change their ways of performing daily tasks when he/she understands how the aging process affects their sensory system. Then, one can begin to make appropriate adaptations and accept those sensory losses that cannot be completely overcome.