Gadgets designed for seniors help to bridge the digital generation gap
Implications - With digital products becoming omnipresent in our society, no one wants to be left behind—especially the elderly. It’s no surprise, then, that an increasing number of elderly consumers are embracing gadgets and electronics, from phones to alarms, that make day-to-day activities more convenient. As the population ages, there will be an increased need for easy-to-use devices and gadgets designed with the senior in mind.
1. Elderly-friendly Electronics - As the population ages, there will be an increased need for easy-to-use devices and gadgets designed with the senior in mind.
2. Simplistic Interfaces - Simple interfaces and single-button designs are becoming more common to help seniors and young children easily use technology.
3. Remote Monitoring - More monitoring and alert systems are being designed to help seniors live independently while still receiving aid when necessary.
1. Technology - The technology industry could design more simplistic interfaces and remote monitoring systems that cater to senior citizens' needs.
2. Healthcare - Healthcare providers could use remote monitoring systems to better care for senior patients and ensure medication adherence.
3. Consumer Goods - Consumer goods manufacturers could design more elderly-friendly products and gadgets to address the growing needs of the aging population.