While anyone can suffer from digital inequality, these three groups, in particular, suffer from it at a disproportionate rate.
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For the elderly and people with disabilities, snowstorms can mean being trapped at home unable to get to work, to the food store, to the pharmacy, or have the mail delivered. It can mean that for days, you’re stuck alone in your home fearful of what might happen and that the stability of your healthRead… Read more »
Police in Rocky River, Ohio, are supplying its citizens with high-tech electronic bracelets that use cell phone technology to pinpoint the wearer’s location. Rocky River’s population is nearly one third senior citizens, making them the target audience for this new technology. The bracelets are tied into the 911 system, allowing police to rapidly respond ifRead… Read more »