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The new science of ageing$
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Alan Walker

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9781447314660

Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2015

DOI: 10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.001.0001

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Design for living in later life

Design for living in later life

Chapter:
(p.209) Seven Design for living in later life
Source:
The new science of ageing
Author(s):

Mike Timmins

Alastair Macdonald

Constantinos Maganaris

Cheryl Haslam

Diane Gyi

Eleanor van den Heuvel

Irene di Giulio

Jane McCann

Martin Maguire

Sheila Peace

John Percival

Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:10.1332/policypress/9781447314660.003.0007

This chapter discusses the design of the NDA Programme, examining six different NDA projects. These projects range from virtual images to step and stair negotiations, to clothing design and manufacture. The chapter begins with a discussion of the aspects of ageing that are critical to the design process, such as inclusion, staying active, feeling connected and empowerment. It then considers designer competencies and interactions with user groups. It examines two specific projects, ‘Design for Ageing Well’ and ‘Transitions in Kitchen Living’. The chapter ends with a discussion of synergy across the six projects, despite the different research emphases and disciplinary contributors.

Keywords:   ageing, kitchen living, old age transitions, NDA Programme

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