Independent Edification

Tech for the aging supports solo learning suited to life interests

Implications - Tech brands are developing independent learning tools that are placing education in the hands of today's aging population. This suits demographics such as seniors and boomers who, despite the standard age of students, are prioritizing the concept of a second life through personal edification and growth. Enabling this shift are numerous digital products that quickly becoming second nature to elderly populations.
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Warm 3,741 Clicks Pub: Feb 19, 15
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Warm 1,548 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 15
Brain-Boosting Apps
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Competitive Brain-Boosting Apps - The 'Fit Brains Trainer' App Guides Users Through Mental Exercises
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Average 370 Clicks Pub: Nov 20, 15
Competitive Brain-Boosting Apps
The 'Fit Brains Trainer' App Guides Users Through Mental Exercises
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Free Education Apps - 'Konnektid' is an Educational App to Help People Learn New Skills
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Mild 561 Clicks Pub: Jun 10, 15
Free Education Apps
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Memory-Supplementing Apps - Samsung's Memory Recaller Helps Alzheimer Patients Cope with Memory Loss
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Mild 531 Clicks Pub: May 16, 15
Memory-Supplementing Apps
Samsung's Memory Recaller Helps Alzheimer Patients Cope with Memory Loss
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Memory Loss-Prevention Apps - The 'CogniFit' App is a Personalized Brain Training Program
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Untested 244 Clicks Pub: Nov 20, 15
Memory Loss-Prevention Apps
The 'CogniFit' App is a Personalized Brain Training Program
‘CogniFit’ is a personalized brain training program that can help older consumers prevent memory loss. While some memory loss is inevitable, consumers can take steps to make sure that... [More]
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