068 Putting Older Adults at the Center of Technology Conversations


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In This Episode:

Dr. K talks with Richard Caro, PhD, a co-founder of Tech-Enhanced Life, who facilitates ongoing “Longevity Explorer” meetings in which older adults come together to discuss interests, challenges, and new technologies. They discuss:

  • Why Richard and his colleagues decided to start these peer-to-peer technology conversations among older adults
  • The types of technologies and challenges that older adults have brought up
  • What some Longevity Explorers thought of Alexa and other technologies
  • Why innovators and businesses should tap into the insights of older adults
  • The importance of purpose and engagement in late life
  • How to find or start a Longevity Explorers group in your area
  • Tech-Enhanced Life’s recent work on helping companies co-design with older adults, and now also family caregivers

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