Housing & Home Services

Housing & Home Services

The home is more than shelter; it is a platform to enable a better life tomorrow. At the AgeLab, we are exploring:

  • The impact of the built environment on healthy aging
  • The future of technology-enabled home services integrated into everyday living to enhance well-being and safety
  • The impact of home design on aging-in-place
  • The decision-making process regarding whether to age-in-place or move
  • Types of services that will be desired by older users, their families, and providers that could make aging-in-place a more viable option
AgeLab, in collaboration with CSAIL’s Robotics, Vision, and Sensors Networks Group and The Boston Home to understand the user requirements and the optimal human machine interface for an autonomous...
Many older adults choose to relocate from their ‘family home’ to retirement communities. These communities often promise easier living, a simpler downsized environment, and an active lifestyle....
It is not only the need for support but also the desire for a comfortable lifestyle that contributes to quality aging. Services to support living and lifestyle are the new demands of an aging...
What if your most complex appliances and everyday things could talk – and teach? Instead of a thick instruction manual, your appliance may come with eyes to relate to you, hands to point to the...
Aging-In-No-Place: Senior Housing and Access to Public Transportation Application of Space Station Support Systems to Independent Living – RAMSES

 

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