Heuristic Evaluation for Interactive Games within Elderly Users

  • Posted on: 30 July 2013
  • By: mobilerehapp
Presented At: 
eTELEMED 2011, The Third International Conference on eHealth, Telemedicine, and Social Medicine
Type: 
Conference Proceedings
Author: 
Jaime A. Garcia
Elaine Lawrence
Karla Felix Navarro
Year: 
2 011
Abstract: 

This paper presents the results obtained after performing a number of demonstrations followed by a series of interviews concerning the usage of interactive games as a tool to improve both physical and mental well-being of elderly persons. This study points out the importance of a proper design regarding the usability of video games for the aged to ensure the elderly benefit from such games.