Category: Life Span Health Promotion


System Innovations in Design for Aging – A Research-driven Multi-stakeholder Approach for Transforming Health Systems

In many cases design approaches use a systemic point of view in order to gain insights that inform the process of developing new products and services or improve existing ones. At its best, design uses research methods as well as scientific evidence and creativity tools to tackle wicked problems in fields such as sustainability or


Advantages and Limitations of Older-adult Volunteers in Conducting a Well-being Course as ‘Facilitators’ in the Provision of a University’s Open Studies in Japan

As the proportion of those aged 65 and over has sharply risen in recent years, how to make use of their potential manpower as “volunteers” as well as “workers” has been generating an inordinate amount of attention in Japanese society. This study intends to indicate the advantages and limitations for older-adult volunteers by employing a