SimplyHome is delighted to announce that we have officially moved in to our new and expanded offices at 48 Fisk Drive in Arden! We hope you can join us for an open house, ribbon cutting, and delicious hors d'oeuvres by Farm to Fender with beverages supplied by Wicked Weed Brewing, our new neighbors in Arden. Our open house will take place from 4-6 on Thursday, March 8.Read More
It’s a question we hear often: Does my state cover assistive technology? It’s not a surprising question: Working through pages and pages of waivers and other documents can make you feel like you are working in the dark.
As we work with providers, clients, families, and loved ones, most want to know if Medicaid funding can be used to implement assistive technology – and specifically, to use that technology to promote independence as a part of a life in the community.Read More
In the state of Alaska, feeling connected can be a challenge, with neighbors sometimes miles away and reliable internet access often only available via satellite. Alaska is the least densely populated of all U.S. states and the state capital, Juneau, boasts a population of only 32,000.
But one service provider, REACH, has long been on a mission to connect the people they serve – many of whom have intellectual or developmental disabilities – with the services they need and the communities they live in.Read More
SimplyHome attends many conferences, but the most recent one was special: the room was so full that many people had to stand. The audience seemed spellbound, and more than a few had tears in their eyes.Read More
After two tours in the Middle East and several combat-related injuries, John decided it was time to rejoin civilian life and hone new skill sets in the business technology world. John runs a small business out of his house and uses SimplyHome technology to set the scene for a day of working from home.Read More
SimplyHome celebrates October - National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or #NDEAM!Read More
In some ways, for the adult with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) who wants to be independent, the world has never looked brighter. Today we are exploring how adults with autism can use SimplyHome technology to enable them to live on their own in the community while meeting the challenges of everyday life.Read More
For the Alzheimer’s caregiver, assistive technology can create a stronger safety net for their loved one, allowing the caregiver to receive alerts when additional support is needed. These alerts can be sent to multiple family members, enabling families to distribute caregiving responsibilities and take better care of themselves and their loved ones.Read More
Assistive technology – particularly customized remote support technology – can enable a person with TBI to take more ownership of daily life, gaining greater independence and asserting the dignity of taking reasonable risks.Read More
From Alaska to New York, from Canada to California, wherever SimplyHome goes, you can be sure we are working to enable people to live more independently by using technology. “For someone with a disability, technology can make things possible,” Jason Ray says.Read More