2018-03-16 • An hour-long radio interview with AgeLab founder and Director Joe Coughlin appears on New Hampshire Public Radio. New Hampshire is now the second-oldest state in the U.S., and like the rest of the country, facing a so-called "Silver Tsunami," a... Read more


2018-03-10 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer participated in a panel discussion at SXSW in Austin, Texas, titled "Who Takes the Wheel on Self-Driving Car Safety?" Dr. Reimer shared the stage with Catherine Chase, President of Advocates for Highway and... Read more


2018-03-02 • The MIT AgeLab is conducting a study of the impact of student loan debt on longevity planning across generations. If you are interested in participating in this study, you can fill out a screener survey here, or contact mit.agelab2@gmail.com for... Read more


2018-03-02 • A human factors class taught by MIT AgeLab researcher Ben Sawyer, which serves as one part of the AgeLab's mission to design and develop technology with older adults in mind, has been featured in MIT News: Human Factors Engineering: Designing for... Read more


2018-03-01 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin sat down for a public interview with Boston Globe reporter Robert Weisman at District Hall in Boston, MA. Dr. Coughlin spoke on a variety of topics including his new book The Longevity Economy, the founding of the... Read more


2018-03-01 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin sat down for a public interview with Boston Globe reporter Robert Weisman at District Hall in Boston, MA. Dr. Coughlin spoke on a variety of topics including his new book The Longevity Economy, the founding of the... Read more


2018-02-23 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin contributes to an Milken Institute essay series titled "Business of Aging." Dr. Coughlin's essay, "Why Don't Businesses Thrill Older Customers?" provides cases of products and companies that have found ways to reach the... Read more


2018-02-23 • An op-ed by David Dodwell in the South China Morning Post refers to AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin's new book, The Longevity Economy, in examining the role of older adults in the workplace and as consumers: Profound demographic changes mean that the... Read more


2018-02-22 • Aging2.0 Boston presents a fireside chat and book signing with Dr. Joseph Coughlin, Founder and Director of the MIT AgeLab, and author of The Longevity Economy.   The Fireside Chat will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. Eastern... Read more


2018-02-15 • AgeLab Founder and Director Joe Coughlin is interviewed for WealthManagement.com on the themes of his new book, The Longevity Economy, and how the financial advice profession figures to change in an era of longevity: "...Most financial advisors are... Read more


2018-02-12 • An article by Joseph Coughlin on the benefits of human-delivered financial advice appears in Forbes: Quantitative calculations, portfolio construction and risk assessment are perhaps best done by algorithm. When all arrows are up, delegating the... Read more


2018-02-12 • An op-ed by AgeLab researcher Ashley Nunes on the need for a measured approach toward the institution of autonomus vehicles appears on The Toronto Star's website. Read Dr. Nunes' thoughts here.


2018-02-05 •   AgeLab Research Scientist Bobbie Seppelt performs research on human-machine interaction and attention management. She was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, before moving to Springfield, Illinois, where she grew up. She received dual bachelor’s... Read more


2018-02-02 • AgeLab Founder and Director Joseph Coughlin's new book, The Longevity Economy, appears in a Time Money list of "5 Books to Read Now If You Want to Retire Rich." The Longevity Economy "...is less of a strategy guide and more of a 30,000-foot view... Read more


2018-01-23 • MIT AgeLab Founder and Director Joseph Coughlin appears on the Informed Choice Radio podcast to discuss his new book, The Longevity Economy. Among other topics, he talks about how businesses have failed to respond to the wants and needs of older... Read more


2018-01-22 • Carly Dickson, AgeLab Fellow and architectural designer, presented her work on intergenerational environments at the Museum of Modern Art’s R&D Salon titled “New Aging.” The Salon featured five panelists approaching an aging society and changing... Read more


2018-01-20 • Imagine Cambridge as a model city for all ages, but particularly the future retiree — vending machines that dispense household goods, fall-proof flooring, wider sidewalks, and crosswalks that trigger automatic handrails to rise from the pavement.... Read more


2018-01-11 • AgeLab Research Scientist Bryan Reimer will receive an Autos2050 Driving Innovation Award, the Auto Alliance and the Alliance for Transportation Innovation announced yesterday. Autos2050 offers perspectives from policy experts and thought leaders on... Read more


2018-01-05 • 2017 was a year of significant change and major accomplishments for the AgeLab: the release of a new book, a remodeling of lab headquarters, the stewardship of many graduate students, a bevy of academic publications, and more. Joseph F. Coughlin’s... Read more


2018-01-05 • An article in the Boston Globe on coming local trends in business features thoughts from Joseph Coughlin on senior move managers: With more empty-nesters contemplating moves to smaller quarters, and many others helping aging parents relocate, the... Read more


2017-11-13 • On November 13, the MIT AgeLab held a daylong symposium to celebrate the publication of AgeLab Founder and Director Dr. Joseph F. Coughlin’s new book, The Longevity Economy: Unlocking the World's Fastest-Growing, Most Misunderstood Market. The... Read more


2017-10-21 • The third annual OMEGA Summit, held on October 21 at the MIT AgeLab in Cambridge, drew a record number of students from across the region. Nearly 50 high school students from Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island and New Hampshire participated. The... Read more


2017-06-21 • On June 21, in collaboration with the MIT AgeLab, the Jefferson College of Population Health, and Health eVillages, Tivity Health hosted a conference on rural aging in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The 2017 Connectivity Summit included presentations by... Read more


2017-04-12 • On April 12 at the AgeLab, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed an Executive Order creating the Governor’s Council to Address Aging in Massachusetts. The Governor—along with Secretary of Elder Affairs Alice Bonner and Secretary of Health and... Read more


2016-11-17 • On October 5, 2016, The Hartford with the MIT AgeLab held a day-long executive forum entitled “New Vehicle Technology & the Mature Driver: Examining the Societal, Business & Policy Implications of Autonomous Systems” to explore the social,... Read more


2016-04-06 • On April 6, 2016, the AgeLab held a day-long conference titled "Living and Aging at Home with the Internet of Things." Industry leaders from companies ranging from Bank of America, CVS, and IBM, among many others, attended the event. The conference... Read more



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