Ageless Design GUESTS: James Pirkl Professor Emeritus of Industrial Design, Syracuse University Author, Transgenerational Design: Products for an Aging Population [John Wiley & Sons, 1994] Fellow, Industrial Designers Society of America Patricia Moore Gerontologist and Industrial Designer Author, DISGUISED: A True Story [Word Books, 1985] Every 18 seconds, another baby boomer turns 50 ... a phenomenon that's forcing society to respond to the needs of an aging, and affluent, population. What steps are architects, advertisers and manufacturers taking to cater to this rapidly growing demographic? Will family roles and housing arrangements shift when large numbers of people live for decades after retirement? Join Ray Suarez for a look at the new "old age" ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.
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Ageless Design

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Ageless Design

Ageless Design

Ageless Design

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GUESTS: James Pirkl Professor Emeritus of Industrial Design, Syracuse University Author, Transgenerational Design: Products for an Aging Population [John Wiley & Sons, 1994] Fellow, Industrial Designers Society of America Patricia Moore Gerontologist and Industrial Designer Author, DISGUISED: A True Story [Word Books, 1985] Every 18 seconds, another baby boomer turns 50 ... a phenomenon that's forcing society to respond to the needs of an aging, and affluent, population. What steps are architects, advertisers and manufacturers taking to cater to this rapidly growing demographic? Will family roles and housing arrangements shift when large numbers of people live for decades after retirement? Join Ray Suarez for a look at the new "old age" ...on the next Talk of the Nation, from NPR News.