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Top 75 Seniors Trends in 2015

From Boomer Tech Workshops to Elderly Night Lights

— January 30, 2016 — Life-Stages
These 2015 seniors trends range from elderly night lights and health wearables to experiential events that enrich the lives of aging populations. In addition to smart devices that help seniors find their way home or remember to take their medication, other standouts include contemporary senior residences that replace sterile and clinical decor with elegant architecture and gorgeous natural scenery.

When examining the year's elderly initiatives or experiences, a variety of educational examples are explored. These include elderly video chat or tech workshops that help aging populations become more tech literate along with senior fitness classes that encourage an active lifestyle and an enhanced sense of well-being.

Furthermore, these 2015 seniors trends also include senior friendship services and social senior farms that help foster relationships among individuals with similar hobbies and interests. To learn more about senior innovations and products that appeal to this demographic, add our 2016 Trend Report to your reading list.
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Freshness
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Digital Physiotherapy Coaches
Digital Physiotherapy Coaches
The 'Vera' App Utilizes the Kinect Sensor to Treat Patients
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74
Scent-Mimicking Candles
Scent-Mimicking Candles
Airwick Gives 'The Gift of Home' by Capturing Scents of Different Houses
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73
Dementia-Friendly Communities
Dementia-Friendly Communities
This Dementia Management Program Involves the Whole Community
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72
Elderly Pizza Marketing
Elderly Pizza Marketing
The Pizza Hut Old World Ad Travels to Italy to Determine Taste and Quality
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71
Midwife-Honoring Ads
Midwife-Honoring Ads
The Coca-Cola 'Ursula's Surprise' Ad Celebrates a Legendary Midwife
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70
Elderly Bonding Initiatives
Elderly Bonding Initiatives
The 'Grandbuddy' Program Socializes Seniors and Kids
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69
Caring Educational Robots
Caring Educational Robots
This French Company Provides Nursing Home and School Robots
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68
Heartwarming Insurance Ads
Heartwarming Insurance Ads
This Insurance Company Ad Has Elderly Couples Share Fond Memories
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67
Serene Wine Ads
Serene Wine Ads
This Cavit Collection Ad Extols the Virtue of Old-Fashioned Wine Production
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66
Wetness-Monitoring Adult Diapers
Wetness-Monitoring Adult Diapers
These Diapers Transmit Alerts to Caregivers Via Text Message
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65
Historic Alcohol Ads
Historic Alcohol Ads
J.A. Baczewski Tells the Story of a Vodka Bottle Stolen in WWII
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64
LCD Eye Lenses
LCD Eye Lenses
These Eye Lenses Can Cure Aging-Related Long-Sightedness
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63
Humorous Incontinence Ads
Humorous Incontinence Ads
TENA Presents Its Adult Incontinence Pad with Humor
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62
Senior Selfie Campaigns
Senior Selfie Campaigns
The McDonald's Senior Citizen Edition Commercial Proves Aging is Fun
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61
Basic Chore-Completing Services
Basic Chore-Completing Services
Pittsburgh's Another Mother is Ideal for Those Who Don't Have Time
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60
Personal Robot Phones
Personal Robot Phones
The BOCCO Robot Makes Sending Messages Easier Than Traditional Cell Phones
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59
Elderly Simulation Programs
Elderly Simulation Programs
This Geriatric Care Program Simulates Challenges Faced by Seniors
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58
Deceased Digital Legacy Services
Deceased Digital Legacy Services
Startup Planned Departure Helps You Pass On Your Online Assets
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57
Romantic Senior Selfies
Romantic Senior Selfies
Milka's Selfie Campaign Introduces the Photography Phenomenon to Elders
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56
Miniature Pacemakers
Miniature Pacemakers
The Micra TPS is the World's Smallest Pacemaker
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55
Complimentary Women's Health Conferences
Complimentary Women's Health Conferences
Camden County Offers a Free Event to Encourage Wellness
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54
Boomer Tech Workshops
Boomer Tech Workshops
ETAG Hosts Free Tech Training Sessions for Aging Adults
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53
Senior Video Chat Initiatives
Senior Video Chat Initiatives
This Project Aims to Counteract Loneliness Among Senior Citizens
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52
Moon Landing Memorials
Moon Landing Memorials
'Elysium Space' Now Offers the Moon as a Final Resting Place for $12,000
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51
Senior Activity Vouchers
Senior Activity Vouchers
These Senior Discount Packages Encourage Enriching Experiences
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50
Elderly Video-Calling Platforms
Elderly Video-Calling Platforms
Speakset is a Simplified Video Calling Service for Seniors
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49
Senior Citizen Projectors
Senior Citizen Projectors
'Distance Less' by Horacio M. Pace Bedetti Enables Video Streaming
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48
Menopause Relief Chocolates
Menopause Relief Chocolates
DECO Menomelt is a Dark Chocolate That Offers Menopausal Support
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47
Parkinson's-Assisting Pens
Parkinson's-Assisting Pens
The ARC Pen Vibrates To Make Writing Easier For Parkinson's Patients
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46
Senior Concierge Services
Senior Concierge Services
'Envoy' Provides Seniors with a Personal Concierge to Help with Errands
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45
Bone-Building Drugs
Bone-Building Drugs
Reclast Helps Strengthen Older Women's Frail Hips and Spines
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44
Poignant Hospice Portraits
Poignant Hospice Portraits
The 'Purple Brown Grey White Black' Photos Capture Life's Final Moments
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43
Flexible Boomer Workouts
Flexible Boomer Workouts
Spirit50 Addresses Old Age and Health Through Home Fitness Sessions
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42
Adult Night Lights
Adult Night Lights
This Night Light System for Seniors Turns on When They Get Out of Bed
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41
Ready-Made Fish Snacks
Ready-Made Fish Snacks
The Bumble Bee Ready to Eat Tuna Salad Comes with Crackers
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40
Anti-Aging Beer
Anti-Aging Beer
This Neuzeller Brew Claims to Bring Youth to Seasoned Drinkers
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39
Social Senior Farms
Social Senior Farms
This Intergenerational Gardening Program Gives Seniors a Sense of Community
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38
History-Celebrating Commercials
History-Celebrating Commercials
The Coors Beer Campaign Focuses on the Rocky Mountain Tradition
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37
Fragrant Meal Clocks
Fragrant Meal Clocks
Ode Emits Food Smells to Remind Dementia Patients It's Time to Eat
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36
Seniors-Targeting Telehealth Services
Seniors-Targeting Telehealth Services
Seniors Wireless Offers Mobile & teleMED Assist For Just $1
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35
Senior-Tracking Cameras
Senior-Tracking Cameras
The 'Carehub' Camera Monitoring System Enables the Elderly to Live Alone
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34
Senior-Engaging Social Media Campaigns
Senior-Engaging Social Media Campaigns
Vodafone's The Sunday Grannies Makes an Impact on Elderly
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33
Elderly Living Guides
Elderly Living Guides
James Altucher Compiled Life Advice From a Dozen People Over 100 Years Old
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32
Protective Airbag Belts
Protective Airbag Belts
The ActiveProtective Airbag Protects Seniors When They Fall
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31
Senior Healthcare Apps
Senior Healthcare Apps
The Smart Elderly Monitoring and Alert System Allows for Independence
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30
Senior Fitness Stations
Senior Fitness Stations
Public Workout Stations Help Singapore's Elderly Stay Fit
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29
Senior Wayfinding Devices
Senior Wayfinding Devices
China's Technology for Seniors Prevents the Elderly from Getting Lost
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28
Grandma Graffiti Workshops
Grandma Graffiti Workshops
The LATA 65 Lisbon Project Teaches Street Art Culture to Seniors
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27
Designated Dementia Apps
Designated Dementia Apps
The Interactive Storybook App Connects Loved Ones with Dementia Sufferers
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26
Memory-Supporting Place Settings
Memory-Supporting Place Settings
This Tableware is Designed to Help People Living with Dementia
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25
Senior Artist Campaigns
Senior Artist Campaigns
Selfridges' Bright Old Things Highlights Artists Over the Age of 40
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24
Cranky Senior Campaigns
Cranky Senior Campaigns
The Taco Bell Crunchwrap Commercial is Hilariously Informative
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23
Simplified Senior Smartphones
Simplified Senior Smartphones
Zilta is a Phone for the Elderly That Makes Communication Easy
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22
Recreated Elderly Road Signs
Recreated Elderly Road Signs
These Quirky Re-Invented Road Signs Comically Display Canes & Walkers
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21
Elderly Care Apps
Elderly Care Apps
Singpore's AICare Link App Improves Access to Elderly Support Services
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20
Bladder-Monitoring Devices
Bladder-Monitoring Devices
'Brightly' is a Wearable Device for Those Suffering from Incontinence
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19
Contemporary Elderly Housing
Contemporary Elderly Housing
This Housing Plan for the Elderly is Equipped with Wheelchair Ramps
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18
Elderly-Assisting Exoskeletons
Elderly-Assisting Exoskeletons
This Robot Exoskeleton is Built to Support Activity in Old Age
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17
Elderly-Monitoring Wristbands
Elderly-Monitoring Wristbands
The Allen Band Will Help Caregivers Keep Tabs on Seniors
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16
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs
Dynamic Wheelchair Designs
The Adagio+ Has Been Developed for Optimal Adaptable Ergonomics
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15
Elderly Homesharing Services
Elderly Homesharing Services
This Service Enables Homesharing for Seniors Currently Living Alone
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14
Simplified Smartphone Cases
Simplified Smartphone Cases
The 'EziSmart' Features Enlarged Buttons and an Emergency Function
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13
Smart Sensor Sleeping Pads
Smart Sensor Sleeping Pads
Singapore-Based Brand OPSICON Developed an Intelligent Sleep Mat
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12
Senior-Tracking Smartbands
Senior-Tracking Smartbands
The Toshiba Slimee W21 Activity Tracker Smartband Monitors Seniors
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11
Hip-Protecting Airbags
Hip-Protecting Airbags
The Wolk Wearable Airbag was Designed with Senior Citizens in Mind
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10
Undercover Distress Devices
Undercover Distress Devices
This Location Tracker Informs Loved Ones of Your Unsafe Circumstances
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9
Medication Reminder Wristbands
Medication Reminder Wristbands
Alzheimer’s Watch Keeps Tabs on Pill Doses for Forgetful Patients
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8
Accessible Electronic Handles
Accessible Electronic Handles
The Easy E-Lock Requires No Key Insertion Nor Lever Turning
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7
Senior-Protecting Wearables
Senior-Protecting Wearables
This Smartwatch for the Elderly is Raising Finances via Kickstarter
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6
Senior-Friendly Meat Packaging
Senior-Friendly Meat Packaging
This Finnish Lunch Meat Packaging is Easy To Open For All
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5
Safe Staircase Walkers
Safe Staircase Walkers
Manual Stair Lift Makes an Affordable Alternative to a Domestic Chair Lift
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4
Easy-Open Pasta Packaging
Easy-Open Pasta Packaging
Adriana Pereira's Spaghetti Packaging Design Caters to Seniors
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3
Hip Senior Campaigns
Hip Senior Campaigns
Instagram's 84-Year-Old Baddie Winkle is Dimepiece LA's Newest Model
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2
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
Convenient Convertible Wheelchairs
The Optimo Reconfigures for Its User to Change Position
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1
Youthful Senior Models
Youthful Senior Models
79-Year-Old Wang Deshun Walks Down Designer Sheguang Hu's Runway
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