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Research & Health


Breaking Down Barriers to Voting for Seniors

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[18/03/2011] A study of a process called mobile polling – where election officials register voters onsite, then bring voting ballots to long term care residents and provide voter assistance as needed – found that nursing home residents, staff and election officials all agreed that mobile polling is better than current voting methods.Breaking Down Barriers to Voting for Seniors - Read more

How the Elderly Find their Ways

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[14/01/2011] The research project “Older People's Use of Unfamiliar Space” examined the strategies used by older people to find their way in unfamiliar spaces as pedestrians and users of public transport.How the Elderly Find their Ways - Read more

Barrier-free living

When living in one’s very own four walls, people utter the desire, “This is where I want to grow old!" However, when retirement does come along other problems follow that weren't considered before. That may not pose a problem yet, but for people in wheelchairs, for example, these things can be a huge burden. Barrier-free living - Read more

Accessible Travel

Whatever your plans are for this year's vacation - there are still obstacles and difficulties to conquer when travelling with a disability. We list interesting resources for handicapped travellers. Accessible Travel - Read more


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