Mobile Age Prepares Software Solutions to Meet the Needs of Older Adults
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Mobile Age Prepares Software Solutions to Meet the Needs of Older Adults

by maxkortlander   |   08 Mar, 2018

Project Mobile Age is preparing solutions for creating software applications that will meet the needs of older adults.

The project places its focus on having two major impacts. First, they want to understand the issues around how to design services for older adults through co-creation. Secondly, they want to focus on the major concerns of older adults and provide workable solutions in their four different pilot locations.

The main outcome of Mobile Age will be a co-creation methodology for working with older adults. This is a good-practice guide for co-creating and developing applications with older adults that can be applied generally. The project is also developing other resources, like a co-creation platform that will be open source and available for future projects, and a software development platform for developers that are in the process of developing mobile applications for older adults. Mobile Age also recently released a policy brief (PDF) on technology as an enabler in preventing social isolation for older adults in rural districts.

As it stands, very few projects are targeting their focus on the needs of older adults. Mobile Age hopes to share their experience in this regard—they are working on a category (older adults) that is so diverse it can hardly be categorized. But in gaining and sharing their insights about co-creating and developing software for this crucial segment of the population, Mobile Age is as much of a social science project as it as a technical project.

 
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