This device makes it easy for the elderly to stay in touch with their loved ones


Only 20 percent of over-75s in the UK have a smartphone compared to 95 percent of 16-to-24-year-olds. Digital technologies change fast, become obsolete quickly and usually need you to spend a bit of time learning how to use them. This helps explain why most older adults tend to use what they know best when it comes to communicating, which usually means a phone call via a landline or basic mobile, instead of a quick text or social media update. But it doesn’t have to be this way. My colleague Massimo Micocci and I have recently designed a more modern device…

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