Jeff Johnson: “Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population” | Talks at Google

Jeff Johnson and Kate Finn share valuable insights and practical advice from their 2017 book, Designing User Interfaces for an Aging Population.

Millennials may have officially replaced Boomers as the largest age group in the US, but there are currently over 111 million people in the US aged 50+. This cohort came of age before personal computers were even a thing. Being of a different technology generation and experiencing normal age-related changes present older people with significant challenges in navigating our ever-evolving technology environment. This talk presents some important facts about age demographics, gives an overview of sensory and cognitive changes that often occur with aging, and offers some basic age-friendly design guidelines.

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