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Design and Health Coming Together

Posted By Ian Cunningham On January 25, 2012 @ 1:00 am In Health Talk | Comments Disabled


There’s no reason your pill bottle can’t be cool.  A new company has reinterpreted that staple of daily health, turning it into a series of sleek, functional and downright sexy looking replacements. As the designers say, they are removing the negative connotations with easier to use forms.

The designers [1] of Sabi talk about their choices and reasons behind this re-imagining.

Many others are thinking along these same lines. How can technology be used to improve aging? By changing the overall model of interaction and care, some are designing systems [2] that will allow people to live on their own with greater ease. This offers people the freedom to live at home, but remain connected to the wider world.

Photo credit: Fast Code [1]

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[1] The designers: http://www.fastcodesign.com/1665857/5-innovation-lessons-from-a-breakthrough-brand-aimed-at-aging-americans

[2] some are designing systems: http://www.mcknights.com/using-technology-to-fuel-innovative-service-to-older-adults/article/224110/

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