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Don Norman on how design fails older consumers

Don Norman on how design fails older consumers | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
WHAT OLDER CONSUMERS WANT AND NEED
As we age, we have more experience with life, which can make us better decision-makers and managers. Crystalized intelligence, it is called, and it gets better with experience. A caveat is that we often face physical changes that designers fail to account for into their work.
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we are NOT as capable as our younger selves - on the physical side...   so what now?

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A Look the Idea of Ending Aging and Avoiding Death

A Look the Idea of Ending Aging and Avoiding Death | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
The ever insightful duo of Kurzgesagt and CGP Grey took a two-part animated look at the subject of aging, choosing when to die, the common acceptance of de
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do you believe death is inevitable?

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Five ways to slow down time infographic | Key Retirement

Five ways to slow down time infographic | Key Retirement | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
At first thought, slowing down time seems like a concept that belongs in science-fiction, but what if we could trick
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interesting comparison of the 4 year old's relationship to time time as a percentage of life - when compared to the 50 year old adult - makes sense...  the suggestions for slowing down time - well, what do you think about that?

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ALERT: Don't Sign Away Your Rights in Long-Term Care

ALERT: Don't Sign Away Your Rights in Long-Term Care | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Watch out for arbitration clauses in nursing home admissions papers: These common stipulations often cause families much anguish later.
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Making Peace With the Road Not Taken -- Next Avenue

Making Peace With the Road Not Taken -- Next Avenue | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
After turning 50, Jesse Browner wondered if he made the wrong choice taking a civil-service job at 30. Here, he talks about looking back and forward.
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the good news is we got here.... 

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Self-made millionaire: Don't buy into the idea that '70 is the new retirement age'

Self-made millionaire: Don't buy into the idea that '70 is the new retirement age' | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
It's 'ridiculous' to think you should expect to retire at 70, says bestselling author David Bach.
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5 minutes to a personal midnight...  think about it...

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13 side-by-side portraits of people over 100 with their younger selves.

13 side-by-side portraits of people over 100 with their younger selves. | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
“The characteristics of personality change throughout life but it seems as if individual nature remains rooted in the abyss of time.'
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ever wonder what you will look like if you live to be 100+

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EDEKA Weihnachtsclip - #heimkommen - YouTube

activar subtítulos +++ ative as legendas +++ activer les sous-titres +++ 请打开字幕 +++ включите субтитры Zuhause mit den Liebsten ist es am schönsten. Gerade zu ...
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GET THE KLEENEX  -  LOOK IN THE MIRROR - AND PRAY THIS IS NOT YOU

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7 Surprising Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

7 Surprising Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease | INTELLIGENT WORLD TODAY | Scoop.it
Memory loss isn't the only warning sign of Alzheimer's Disease. Could you or a loved one be living with it and not even know it? Find out what to look for.
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this is an important one to read - first hand experience here and not that long ago....  sometimes we are called upon to take care of aging parents....   there are things in this article that may help you

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