Wearable Memory for Healthy Ageing

Share life Narratives and Make Your Memory Visible

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Share life narratives and make your memory visible
Australia and many other countries around the world face a significant population shift. With a fast-growing ageing population, increasingly new issues of varied complexities arise that will require new perspectives to solve them. In this paper, art and design approaches have been presented into aged care to address issues of elderly people’s social isolation in the long-term residential care facilities. A design solution — ‘Wearable Memory’ — has been developed to raise awareness of the value of reminiscence, and to provide intervention to reduce traumatic memory. The co-design process allowed key stakeholders to be involved from the beginning of the project. Wearable Memory can play a vital role in digital storytelling and social bonding within the senior citizens’ culture and community, while providing integrated support and intervention towards their reminiscence.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-11
Number of pages11
JournalAxon: Creative Explorations
Volume8
Issue number8.2
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2018

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In: Axon: Creative Explorations, Vol. 8, No. 8.2, 11.2018, p. 1-11.

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