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.

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

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



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

"The next-generation retiree will have an unprecedented array of... more

In this Disruptive Demographics blog post, AgeLab director Joe Coughlin... more

3 hours 17 min ago #retirement? What retirement? 20% of Americans 65+ are still in the labor force compared with 13% in 2000.

3 hours 38 min ago RT @AARPdsp: Improving your flexibility is one way to enhance your driving health. Try these exercises: https://t.c…

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.


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.



MIT AgeLab
One Amherst Street, Room E40-279
Cambridge, MA 02142
ph: 617.253.0753
email: agelabinfo(at)

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