MIT students Co-Design InstaAid Mobile Application with Residents.

Empowerment through mobile technology and co-design MIT students improve the quality of life, safety, and independence of The Boston Home residents with InstaAid mobile application.

“Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing,” Theodore Roosevelt once said in a speech in 1903. MIT senior in computer science Beth Hadley takes these words to heart. In the past academic year she has been a pivotal force behind InstaAid, an iPad application that enables residents at The Boston Home (TBH) to access assistance from any area of the facility, thus increasing their safety and quality of life. Read More