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Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population by Kate Finn, Jeff Johnson

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Chapter 12

Summary and Conclusions

Abstract

Explains that older adults often experience multiple age-related changes and differences, which can interact and combine to handicap older adults in multiple ways. Provides advice on how to use the book's guidelines to make products and services age-friendly.

Keywords

Age-related deficits; Combinations; Guidelines; Interactions; Multiple handicaps; Older adults
 
In the first chapter, we presented the case for designing for older adults. Both the numbers and percentages of older adults are increasing, especially in developed countries. Older adults’ technology usage differs from younger adults’ technology usage, and older adults face more challenges in using current digital technology. Some age-related characteristics ...

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