The world is designed against the elderly, writes Don Norman, 83-year-old author of the industry bible Design of Everyday Things and a former Apple VP.
Kathy Clerkin, works out six mornings a week at the Southtowns Family YMCA. She delivers Meals on Wheels every Monday. She belongs to three hiking clubs. The University at Buffalo Center for Successful Aging wants to help create a lot more Kathy Clerkins.
Through social workers, friends of friends and neighbors, the center tracked down 20 older New Yorkers living active lives and followed them through their daily routines.