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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.
Workshop Question - How are you preparing for the next stage of your consumer's life and their evolving needs?
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Senior-Centered Community Cafes
Senior-Centered Community Cafes
Mather's Cafes Host Speed Dating and Wine Tastings for Boomers
Senior community centers usually bring to mind monotonous Bingo sessions, but Mather’s Cafes are reimagining what communal spaces for seniors can be. Instead of the boring activities that we&#... MORE
Aspiring Polyglot Apps
Aspiring Polyglot Apps
This Language Learning App Gamifies the Process of Picking Up Other Tongues
With a language learning app like Memrise, your chances of actually recalling new words and applying verb conjugations is all the more likely. One of the biggest problems that many people face while... MORE
Brain-Boosting Apps
Brain-Boosting Apps
The 'Elevate' App Features Brain Training Games and Cognitive Exercises
Elevate is a new brain training program that helps users improve their focus, speech, processing speed, math skills and memory. With many aging consumers interested in preserving their cognitive... MORE
Boomer Tech Workshops
Boomer Tech Workshops
ETAG Hosts Free Tech Training Sessions for Aging Adults
In a modern world that’s fast-faced and tech-obsessed, staying on top of the latest devices and softwares can be a difficult feat but ETAG aims to change this notion with its free and... MORE
Inclusive Boomer Collaboration Initiatives
Inclusive Boomer Collaboration Initiatives
The Age of No Retirement Seeks to Combat Ageism
The Age of No Retirement is an initiative that seeks to “create a world where our age does not define us,” by working to combat stereotypes and overcome the barriers that exist in... MORE
play_circle_filled Memory-Supplementing Apps
Memory-Supplementing Apps
Samsung's Memory Recaller Helps Alzheimer Patients Cope with Memory Loss
Working with dementia specialists at the Praram9 Hospital, Samsung developed the Memory Recaller, an app designed to assist Alzheimer patients with memory loss. The app is designed to help jog... MORE
Sustainable Business Education Programs
Sustainable Business Education Programs
Springboard Innovation Is Designing the Future Locally
Springboard Innovation of Portland, Oregon was founded by Amy Pearl, and serves to help inspired community members who aren’t sure exactly what they want to do in the social sector. Founded... MORE
play_circle_filled Multi-Generational Loan Ads
Multi-Generational Loan Ads
This 30-Second MTCU Commercial Shows the Company's Range of Appeal
MTCU, an American credit union, recently launched a short commercial that summarizes why both Boomers and Millennials appreciate its services. It begins with a family on a couch, and shows the... MORE

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