Literature on usability practice suggests that, despite recommendations for user research and usability testing with younger or older adults being similar, practitioners working with older adults as a target audience should take special care in following the recommendations. Nevertheless, there are not many studies describing the experience of practitioners with this particular audience. Our study shares the findings obtained from semi-structured interviews with six young practitioners who have had all their practical experience with no other group beyond the older adult population. The analysis to the insights of these young practitioners 1) shows that they have learned through their own experience what are written in the literature as recommendations and guidelines, 2) confirm existing guidelines and 3) might potentially contribute to existing best practices in user research and usability testing with older adults.
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