Friday, February 11, 2005

Improving Internet Access for Aging Workforce

Article in Internet Week touting IBM's Home Page Reader Web browser for Windows that automatically enhances websites to make them easier to use by seniors and others with less-than-ideal eyesight also talks about how this can help in the workplace, too:
Improving access to the Internet and computers is also expected to help the nation's aging workforce. Workers between the ages 55 and 64 are increasing in population by about 2 percent per year. Among those with disabilities, half of them work full or part-time on a computer, according to figures from the NOD and the Center for Retirement Research at Boston College.
Source: "Making The Web A Sight For Sore Eyes" Internet Week January 26, 2005

Tools: Home Page Reader 3.04, which includes Trial Downloads and Complimenary Download customized for AAPD visitors.

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