Wheelchair-based game design for older adults

  title={Wheelchair-based game design for older adults},
  author={Kathrin Maria Gerling and Regan Lee Mandryk and Michael Kalyn},
Few leisure activities are accessible to institutionalized older adults using wheelchairs; in consequence, they experience lower levels of perceived health than able-bodied peers. Video games have been shown to be an engaging leisure activity for older adults. In our work, we address the design of wheelchair-accessible motion-based games. We present KINECTWheels, a toolkit designed to integrate wheelchair movements into motion-based games, and Cupcake Heaven, a wheelchair-based video game… CONTINUE READING

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