9/20/2013 – Soliciting young minds to help older adults

The young helping the elderly is not a new practice, but designing products aimed at the aging population might be a novel idea. An article in today’s Stanford Report highlights the Stanford Center on Longevity’s Design Challenge, a contest “focused on cognitive impairments – trouble with remembering things, concentration, learning new things or making decisions,” and is aimed at encouraging students to “work toward solutions that help keep people who are affected by these issues independent as long as possible.”

Read the full article at Scope (Stanford School of Medicine).