Livable Communities

Livable Communities

How do the intensity and density of activities facilitate access and quality of life? Working with retailers, real estate developers, telecommunications, insurers and senior housing companies, we are studying the impact of the built environment on healthy aging, the future of technology-enabled home services, and the impact of home design and modification on aging in place.

India’s fast growing population of older adults is expected to double in the next 15 years and continue to grow, passing China to become the county with the largest population of older adults in the...
The demographic transition from a primarily young population to an older one is the most profound socioeconomic factor shaping the future of markets and society. On Oct. 5, 2012, the AARP, in...
AgeLab’s AGNES, Age Gain Now Empathy System, is being used by students and researchers to obtain a personal understanding of the ‘friction points’ in the transportation system for older adults. Where...
Planning for the Future: The Role of Mobility in Residential and Lifestyle Choices of Baby Boomers and Older Adults Travel Behavior of the Aging Boomers: Evidence from Naturally Occurring...
With the rapid aging of the world’s population, understanding how to promote health and well-being among older adults has become a public health priority. Maintaining an active lifestyle is important...

 

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