Malls Adjust To Aging Clientele

01/06/2012 06:59 am ET | Updated Mar 07, 2012
  • John Kenney The Montreal Gazette

MONTREAL - For people who have trouble walking, seeing, hearing or making themselves understood, a shopping mall can be a frustrating and even a terrifying place. For many, going to the mall is simply out of the question.

But for researchers at the Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire en readaptation du Montreal (CRIR), a shopping mall is the perfect real-life laboratory in which to test all kinds of technologies and innovations designed for the physically and cognitively challenged.

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