A Solution to Weather Blues!

As fall and winter approach, and as the days grow shorter, people often feel more “down”. There is a logical reason for that, and that’s because of seasonal affective disorder where people don’t get what they need from the sun. There is a specific light that assist...

Giving the Gift of Assistive Technology

The gift of assistive technology means that you give someone something that they can use to make day-to-day life easier. There are several types of assistive technology that staff at Center for Independent Living for Western Wisconsin would happily demonstrate to you...

Visiting Family from Afar – Holiday Edition

Given our current circumstances, we aren’t able to visit our family members. However, we do have the ability to see and speak to family members utilizing technology. With smart phones, tablets, computers, amongst so many other things, we are happy to give resources as...

Assistive Technology for Bed, Bath and Beyond!

During the winter, a lot of people don’t like leaving their home unless they need to. However, why not consider looking at some assistive technology that could help you in your home; specifically, the bedroom and bathroom. There are a few items that are available for...

Making Life a Little More Clear!

As the weather changes, and with daylight savings, it is getting darker earlier. This is where a standard magnifier may not work as well when you’re reading magazines, books, the newspaper, or even looking at catalogs. However, there are a variety of lighted reading...

Wisconsin Winter Wonderland

Winters in Wisconsin, when you use walking-aids, can be challenging. Being safe is the top priority! There are different options for assistive technology used to ensure your safety during the long Wisconsin winters! CILWW has macro traction ice cleats for...