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.


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.



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

AgeLab and Toyota test your walking-while-texting skills
Doug Newcomb describes walking through Toyota’s Distracted Walking Dojo, a... more

AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center releases new research on voice interfaces in cars
Automotive voice-command interfaces may require more visual engagement... more

2 hours 34 min ago Challenge & opportunity: There are well over 100M Americans age 50+ - 90% of them want to live in their own homes as they age

1 day 22 hours ago Now this is very cool - the robots are coming! MIT Cheetah Robot Bounds Off Tether, Outdoors http://t.co/bCXw14p56v http://t.co/3PT0GfFJ6i

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)mit.edu

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