Independence Matters
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How can design and technology work together to develop innovative solutions to help older adults live independent, healthy lives?
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Designing our future - a guest blog by Mat Hunter - Design Week

Designing our future - a guest blog by Mat Hunter - Design Week | Independence Matters | Scoop.it

What uses great design to create a new reality for older consumers?

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League of Meals - Home cooked food, for all

League of Meals - Home cooked food, for all | Independence Matters | Scoop.it

League of Meals aims to tackle isolation and malnutrition by connecting people through food. We are engaging older adults, and we want to create something scalable and sustainable.

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What can design bring to helping older adults living independent lives?

What can design bring to helping older adults living independent lives? | Independence Matters | Scoop.it

Design is what links creativity and innovation - it’s about the process of translating ideas into reality. The Keeping Connected Business Challenge is asking businesses to partner with designers to develop innovative services that create, improve and sustain connectedness for older adults to friends, family, the community and younger generations.

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Home and Away

Three innovative small companies have been awarded contracts worth £100,000 to develop new services that help older adults live independently for longer through adopting better approaches to food and nutrition

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Keeping Connected Business Challenge

Four teams have been commissioned by the Keeping Connected Business Challenge part of Independence Matters to develop their ideas for helping older adult live independence lives

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The Amazings

The Amazings | Independence Matters | Scoop.it

Providing amazing activities from retirees with the skills, knowledge and passion they’ve picked up throughout their life.

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Michael Wolff talks about perceptions of older adults

Michael Wolff talks about perceptions of older adults | Independence Matters | Scoop.it
Renowned designer Michael Wolff talks about perceptions of older adults and how, as a consumer group, they present a market opportunity.
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The older adult market opportunity

The older adult market opportunity | Independence Matters | Scoop.it

An estimated third of the population are aged over 50 and control around 80% of its wealth. There is a significant commercial opportunity for businesses to develop innovative services that create, improve and sustain connections of older adults to friends, family, the community and younger generations.

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