A: Technology today can keep seniors from getting old. It keeps us up to speed in the 21st century. Seniors and individuals with disabilities can independently communicate with friends and loved ones. Just because you’re aging or have a disability doesn’t mean you stop living or stop working. These technologies can help us continue to do what we love and not feel left behind. By using these technologies we continue to remain relevant no matter how old we are.
A: CTA felt it needed to give back by helping people that couldn’t afford or didn’t know how to help themselves. The CTA Foundation links seniors and people with disabilities with technologies to enhance their lives. There are so many technologies available today that older people don’t know about and we need to explain to them what they are and how to use them. We need to show seniors and people with disabilities how to acquire these things and not be frustrated. You’re never too old to learn something new. It builds confidence. Having multiple sclerosis has not hurt me or stopped me from communicating with my friends at CTA, relatives and people all around the world. Let us all enjoy the technologies of today and make the world a better place.
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