Integrating Universal Design (UD) Principles and Mobile Design Guidelines to Improve Design of Mobile Health Applications for Older Adults

@article{Kascak2014IntegratingUD,
  title={Integrating Universal Design (UD) Principles and Mobile Design Guidelines to Improve Design of Mobile Health Applications for Older Adults},
  author={Ljilja Kascak and Claudia R{\'e}bola and Jon A. Sanford},
  journal={2014 IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics},
  year={2014},
  pages={343-348}
}
Mobile technology can improve lives of older adults through remote health monitoring (telehealth), memory aids (including medicine reminders), personal data management, and social and communication assistance. Although numerous design guidelines, design principles, and heuristics have been developed to improve the user interface (UI) design of mobile applications for older adults, many usability problems are still reported. Alternatively, universal design (UD) advocates designing products and… CONTINUE READING

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