From Senior Smartphone Packaging to Retiree-Run Urban Farms

By: Rahul Kalvapalle - Jan 3, 2015
Now more than ever, there's a great appreciation for the unique needs of seniors, as in made very clear in this collection of the top 2014 seniors trends. Whereas previously, gadgets, products and innovations targeting seniors all had to do with making their life more comfortable in old age. Now however, there's a greater understanding that seniors like to have fun just like anyone else.

Perhaps the most interesting senior-related trend of 2014 has been the explosion of gadgets, computing devices, cellphones and apps specially designed from seniors. From apps that help seniors carry out their banking to smartphones that are easy to use, there has never before been this much senior-targeted tech.

The arts sector has also increasingly embraced the beauty and the unique challenges faced by seniors, with a variety of photographers and artists finding thought-provoking, poignant, humorous and even sexy ways to depict seniors.

Trend Hunter's Seniors Trend Report carries more information on the products and market trends that are inspired by and cater to seniors.