Assisting Lifestyles: “Laughing, Living and Learning”

  • Boris Markovic
  • Özge Subasi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7946)


This paper reports on practices of a senior community based on the findings from three participatory observation sessions, a short survey and wrap-up interviews. Our findings suggest that both the lifestyle of individuals and the constraints of the specific community settings play a role for designing for senior communities. We introduce our insights from our studies on the setting, the artifacts used in the sessions and on senior individuals. Further we introduce our initial design ideas and discuss their relations to the presented design space.


Cartesian Coordinate System Design Idea Mental Training Lima Group Design Researcher 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris Markovic
    • 1
  • Özge Subasi
    • 1
  1. 1.HCI GroupVienna University of TechnologyAustria

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