Helen Keller National Center

Confident Living with Hearing and Vision Technology: A Resource for Older Adults with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss

A DeafBlind woman in her 60s smiles while on a laptop that is open to a Helen Keller Services web page. Next to the laptop is a braille display.

Resource Description

Are you an older adult or family member or an older adult who is experiencing combined hearing and vision loss? If so, this resource is designed to provide you with information and guidance about how technology can help you with everyday life.

Explore how adaptive devices, software and simple apps can optimize remaining hearing and/or vision or provide access in an alternative mode to help the older adult navigate everyday tasks. Current technologies are user-friendly, and many can be accessed without purchasing new equipment.

Through this resource you will:

This resource was generously funded by the Consumer Technology Association

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