About AgeLab

The MIT AgeLab is a multidisciplinary research program that works with business, government, and NGOs to improve the quality of life of older people and those who care for them.

Research

AgeLab's research focuses on the alignment and overlap of infrastructure, information and institutions, and their impact on quality living.

Unique Tools & Methods

AgeLab’s unique tools and methods, such as AGNES, create new opportunities for engaging people in research both inside and out of the lab.

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We seek to lay the foundations, envision the systems, and ignite the changes necessary to realize 100 years of quality living.

NPR Interview: Dr. Joe Coughlin speaks on the future of aging
The MIT AgeLab’s founder and director Dr. Joe Coughlin speaks with AARP’s... more

Kids today want their grandparents' financial advice
The MIT AgeLab, in partnership with TIAA-CREF and the AARP, is proud to... more

1 day 14 hours ago How do we achieve the promise of wearables & quantified life - data, data everywhere but without tools & talent not a drop of knowledge

1 day 14 hours ago If future iWatch measures BP, hydration, heart rate, etc. great tech to manage care, but do we have the workers to effectively use the data?

Members contribute to the Lab’s overall research agenda and gain access to a variety of activities to learn of trends, insights & innovations in consumer behavior, technology, business and public policy.

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You will be joining a group of thousands of people of all ages who participate in our research studies. Your contribution will help advance our research and improve the quality of life across the lifespan.

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MIT AgeLab
One Amherst Street, Room E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02142
ph: 617.324.9004

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