With an emphasis of enhancing quality of life for the growing number of active adults and seniors, communities are offering programming in wellness, continuing education and socialization. A leader in the luxury continuing care industry asked us to enhance the Neighborware experience for seniors. After researching effective internet usage among seniors, we added a number of features that increase the senior friendliness.
These tools allow the individual user to set preferences for text size, contrast, text only menus instead of images and increasing the size of icons for greater flexibility. In addition, in the Photo Gallery the user may choose to enlarge the thumbnails for greater visibility and allow family members to access and upload photos or download a browser-based photo slide show. Remote caregivers who wish to keep connected with their loved ones' activities may be given access to view the site and be copied on blast emails sent to residents.