(These are my notes from Uri’s talk at the Intel HCPI 2 conference.)

Uri CohenUniversity of Wisconsin
Designing for Older Persons with Cognitive Impairments

Considerations that should be made when designing for the elderly:

  1. Security & Safety
  2. Functional Competence
  3. Awareness & Orientation
  4. Privacy
  5. Meaningful Activities
  6. Stimulation
  7. Autonomy
  8. Social Contact & Affiliation
  9. Individuality & Continuity of Self