Articles by Maria Haak

Dr. Haak has a PhD in Medical Science, is reg. Occupational Therapist and Associate Professor at the Centre for Ageing and Supportive Environments. Her research focuses on participation, independence and health of older people and people aging with a disability, and their interaction with the home and its immediate surroundings.

Cross-National Usability Study of a Housing Accessibility App: Findings From the European InnovAge Project

Abstract The present usability study concerns an evaluation of an Android based mobile application (app) targeting housing accessibility issues, in a prototype stage for a touch tablet. The objective was to identify and compare elicited usability issues involving senior citizens in two different national contexts: Sweden and Latvia. Applying a problem discovery approach, the study […] [Read More]