Celebrate the International Day of Older Persons

The following blog post was written by James Thurston – Director of International Accessibility Policy at Microsoft. James works with Microsoft’s global subsidiaries, NGOs, and governments around the world to develop public policies that support broad digital inclusion. —- Today is the International Day of Older Persons, a date the United Nations designated nearly a…


The Teacher becomes the Student: Caregiving and Accessible Technology

The following blog post was written by Ellen Kampel, Public Relations Manager for Accessibility at Microsoft.  Nearing her 25 year mark at Microsoft, Ellen holds a Masters in Social Work (MSW) and works on technology issues related to aging and people with disabilities. — Recently, as I brought my husband home from the hospital after…