System Thinking:
Isolation of the Elderlies

Fall 2018  Wicked Problems | Systems  | Design Thinking

As a senior age, their life can become more isolated. There are many possible causes and effects of this problem. The government and various organizations have attempted to solve this wicked problem.


This map aims to explain the root causes, major effects, and current solutions of the issue, as well as the reasons at different scales. Through visualization of the system of the wicked problem, we, as designers and system thinkers, have come up with a couple of justifiable solutions ▪