The Digital Era:In the shoes of anelderBy: Kerry Maguire
…Falling behind the digital future
Struggling with the finer details ofwriting an email or makingan online purchase that we take for grantedImage by Paul Tri...
Trouble getting informationaboutpublicServicesbecauseso muchof it is keptonline…by ReineLacock
SILVER SURFERSFrustratedIrritatedAlienatedImage by TonioD
Depression.Image by JasminMerdan
I feel to old for newtechnologyImage by SariaWilderman
ISOLATION.Image by Francis Gordon
FUTURE CAREImage by GOVINDINI MURTY
Greennormally meansGO… so I pressedImage by Sal Gor
Seduced bythe allureofsilicon chip.Image By Calton Gaskin
DisconnectionImage by: Stockxpertc
mediacontinuously portraysolder people as being theHelpless…Image by Kells P
Older people are the fastest rising groupof online users.
Theone-size-fits-all systems WEdeal withevery day are not going to workwith elders…We want to reduce their cognitive load,...
6 million people overthe age of 65 haveNEVERused the internet.
The bells and whistles that mightattract us are too oftencounterintuitiveImage by Wiiold
High-techAppliancesImage by Sarah P
More access combined with digitalliteracy leads to positive results.Image by: BezauSeniorkom
Contact withloved onesImage by James Estrin
“Understanding Technology is empowering”-Rachel SinkovicheImage by: ChanelleMcNinch
Image By: Ianmortan19SOURCES:http://www.bps.org.uk/news/mental-health-benefits-being-silver-surferhttp://www.flickr.com/ph...
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  1. 1. The Digital Era:In the shoes of anelderBy: Kerry Maguire
  2. 2. …Falling behind the digital future
  3. 3. Struggling with the finer details ofwriting an email or makingan online purchase that we take for grantedImage by Paul Trincy
  4. 4. Trouble getting informationaboutpublicServicesbecauseso muchof it is keptonline…by ReineLacock
  5. 5. SILVER SURFERSFrustratedIrritatedAlienatedImage by TonioD
  6. 6. Depression.Image by JasminMerdan
  7. 7. I feel to old for newtechnologyImage by SariaWilderman
  8. 8. ISOLATION.Image by Francis Gordon
  9. 9. FUTURE CAREImage by GOVINDINI MURTY
  10. 10. Greennormally meansGO… so I pressedImage by Sal Gor
  11. 11. Seduced bythe allureofsilicon chip.Image By Calton Gaskin
  12. 12. DisconnectionImage by: Stockxpertc
  13. 13. mediacontinuously portraysolder people as being theHelpless…Image by Kells P
  14. 14. Older people are the fastest rising groupof online users.
  15. 15. Theone-size-fits-all systems WEdeal withevery day are not going to workwith elders…We want to reduce their cognitive load,NOT ADD TO IT!Image by Mel D
  16. 16. 6 million people overthe age of 65 haveNEVERused the internet.
  17. 17. The bells and whistles that mightattract us are too oftencounterintuitiveImage by Wiiold
  18. 18. High-techAppliancesImage by Sarah P
  19. 19. More access combined with digitalliteracy leads to positive results.Image by: BezauSeniorkom
  20. 20. Contact withloved onesImage by James Estrin
  21. 21. “Understanding Technology is empowering”-Rachel SinkovicheImage by: ChanelleMcNinch
  22. 22. Image By: Ianmortan19SOURCES:http://www.bps.org.uk/news/mental-health-benefits-being-silver-surferhttp://www.flickr.com/photoshttp://www.silversurfersclub.org/being-a-silver-surfer-keeps-the-brain-active/http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20664470http://enerexxo.wordpress.com/http://www.google.com/search?q=grandparents&safe=off&client=safari&rls=en&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=EBWXUdaeCJb64APqr4DADw&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1158&bih=668http://www.mbird.com/2013/01/another-friday-sherry-turkle-ticker-elderly-care-and-nursing-robots/http://www.nytimes.com/2013/03/21/business/a-campaign-to-help-people-learn-internet-skills.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/online-habits-coming-slowly-to-older-adults/
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