Design for all – what we wanted and what we got

Source https://www.ageinplacetech.com/blog/design-all-what-we-wanted-and-what-we-got

Here’s a test. Can you look at a list, for example, of technologies that vendor websites claim are aimed at older adults and their caregivers — and substitute younger beneficiaries or health care recipients?  Do designers who develop applications, devices, and websites that appear to target older adults do that exercise of substitution as they proceed from concept to pilot to delivered offering? Was that what was meant in the concept ‘design for all’ in this prescient report <a href="https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/technology/innovations/2011_04/Conn…

Source https://www.ageinplacetech.com/blog/design-all-what-we-wanted-and-what-we-got

Here’s a test. Can you look at a list, for example, of technologies that vendor websites claim are aimed at older adults and their caregivers — and substitute younger beneficiaries or health care recipients?  Do designers who develop applications, devices, and websites that appear to target older adults do that exercise of substitution as they proceed from concept to pilot to delivered offering? Was that what was meant in the concept ‘design for all’ in this prescient report <a href="https://www.aarp.org/content/dam/aarp/technology/innovations/2011_04/Conn…