Isolation and loneliness has been shown to be a significant cause of disease and mortality among elderly adults. The coproduction of activity is one potential method of prevention, through the promotion of social interaction and community engagement. The present study aims to facilitate coproduction in a continuing care retirement community, promoting health and wellness in elderly adults. To achieve this, we engage in the participatory design of a public interactive display for organizing community activity. We explore design needs and usability concerns from elderly residents, and discuss the trajectory of co-design work to realize this technological intervention.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces|
|Subtitle of host publication||Nature Meets Interactive Surfaces, ISS 2016|
|Publisher||Association for Computing Machinery, Inc|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Nov 6 2016|
|Event||11th Annual ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ISS 2016 - Niagara Falls, Canada|
Duration: Nov 6 2016 → Nov 9 2016
|Name||Proceedings of the 2016 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces: Nature Meets Interactive Surfaces, ISS 2016|
|Conference||11th Annual ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces, ISS 2016|
|Period||11/6/16 → 11/9/16|
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- Elderly adults
- Participatory design