A combination of reductions in infant mortality, low birth rates, and increasing longevity, is restructuring populations across the world. By 2020, one in five of EU population will be aged 60 or over. By 2050 those aged 65-84 will number 1.3 billion globally.
Demographic changes impact on society
A Fresh Map of Life: the emergence of the third age, and presents a general theory of the third age.
Applied Ergonomics: design & ageing edition
Benchmark papers from first UK conference on design and ageing Coleman & Pullinger (eds)
Authoritative account of human ageing
Proposes that lifestyle factors can impact significantly on the ageing process
How many are excluded by poor design
A basis for quantifying the number of people who can be excluded from using a product
Issues in designing for older users
First chapter from Inclusive Design: design for the whole population covering aspects of ageing
Leading edge book on inclusive design
Inclusive design: design for the whole population, edited highly illustrated 625 page book