Med Alarm is an elderly-friendly mobile app that helps record medicine lists and doctor appointments. We designed Med Alarm with two interactive interfaces for two types of users: View Demo to explore the App!
Primal User: Elderly people
Second User: Caretaker, which include doctor, families who take care of the primal user.
The caretaker has access to help primal user login and manage medicines and doctor appointments.
Fiona Wang, Vivian Li, Qingchen Dang, Yuhan Wang
User Research, Storyboarding, Wireframing, Paper-Prototype, Competitive Analysis, User Testing
I did User Research, Storyborading, Wireframing, Prototyping, User Testing with 5 teammates. I came up with this design idea and decided the color scheme. I'm also in charge of the project management. I organize the develop plan, take meeting notes schedule team meetings and check the progress.
Primal User flow
Care Taker User flow
We designed two interactive interfaces (primal user and second user) to assist elderly people but also give them a way to be more independent.
Supporting font and color adjustment to accommodate elderly vision problems
Caretaker manage the patients
Primary User's home page
Log in medicine information
Large Fonts, buttons and layout designed for elderly people
Comfortable color scheme designed for elderly people
Scan the bar code to easily input medicine information
StoryBoarding & Paper Prototype
Elderly people are not familiar with mobile apps.
Many apps require users to manually input detailed info about medicine
Elders tend to have vision problems which lead to difficulty to use apps
Spaces for Improvement
Available in multiple languages
Enable medicine translation function
Add voice input
Add “Notes” feature
Further user testing on elderly people
User feedback to confirm if elders have taken medicine