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2014-12-05 • The December 2014 edition of AARP Bulletin included the story "3 New Car Technologies That Decrease Danger". AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer discussed how future collision mitigation systems... Read more

 

2014-12-05 • Joe Coughlin will be attending the Nobel Prize Ceremony and participating in the Nobel Week Dialogue's "The Age to Come". Below is information on how to watch a live feed and join the discussion... Read more

 

2014-12-03 • MIT AgeLab and Monotype Imaging have produced a viewer-friendly video on recent research findings on typography. In the video, MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Jonathan Dobres, Dr. Bryan Reimer, and Monotype’s David... Read more

 

2014-12-03 • MIT AgeLab and Monotype Imaging have produced a viewer-friendly video on recent research findings on typography. In the video, MIT AgeLab’s Dr. Jonathan Dobres, Dr. Bryan Reimer, and Monotype’s David... Read more

 

2014-11-26 • On Nov 9th, AgeLab founder/director Joseph Coughlin spoke at Berlin's Falling Walls conference, an annual gathering devoted to determining "Which are the next walls to fall?" This year, the 25th... Read more

 

2014-11-25 • ESD.S21 User-Centered Design Approaches for an Aging Society ESD.S21 is aimed at providing students with opportunities to explore real-world issues related to population aging and to work on... Read more

 

2014-11-24 • An extended presentation on the study “Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4” was recently presented at the 2014 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society... Read more

 

2014-11-24 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article. It highlighted findings from recent studies on driver safety while using voice command and Google Glass.... Read more

 

2014-11-21 • Through his talk at Automotive Tech.AD 2014, Dr. Reimer addressed human factors issues associated with partially automated driving (shared control) and the challenges these systems place on human... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • Wired spoke with AgeLab research scientist Bruce Mehler regarding a study of university students using Google Glass while driving AgeLab's Miss Daisy driving simulator. Below is an excerpt: "A study... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • AgeLab's membership in a consortium with DENSO, Touchstone Evaluations, Honda, Subaru and Jaguar Land Rover got attention recently in the Boston Globe. The consortium, AHEAD, is examining the safety... Read more

 

2014-11-17 • A number of members of AgeLab and New England University Transportation Center staff travelled to Seattle in September to present newly published papers at the 6th International Conference on... Read more

 

2014-11-12 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin was selected to speak at Falling Walls on the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Sponsored by the German Government, the Falling Walls celebration... Read more

 

2014-11-05 • Families provide about 450 billion dollars in caregiving to loved ones annually. A new MIT AgeLab and AARP report exploring the relationship between caregiving and well-being revealed that caregivers... Read more

 

2014-10-31 • What solutions are tech companies and caregivers themselves finding helpful to relieve caregiver burden? Read AgeLab research associate Luke Yoquinto's piece in the Washington Post on firms gearing... Read more

 

2014-10-31 • *Update 10/31/14: A segment from the BBC world changing ideas summit can be found here. Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab, spoke as part of a panel entitled “Self-driving Cars - How... Read more

 

2014-10-27 • AgeLab research associate Angelina Gennis keynoted Wellesley Council on Aging this Saturday. In her talk she discussed the need to redesign technology for older adopters.

 

2014-10-24 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin talks about the 'sharing economy' and what it means for retirement in a recent MarketWatch piece. He discusses a future with fewer assets, which may allow for more... Read more

 

2014-10-20 • Joe Coughlin’s latest blog post explores the implications of autonomous vehicles and highway systems for older drivers. Read the latest Disruptive Demographics blog piece. 

 

2014-10-16 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin keynoted the North American Menopause Society's 25th annual scientific meeting October 16 in Washington DC. While discussing global demographic transition, and it's... Read more

 

2014-10-16 • Fast Company quoted Joe Coughlin in an article about tailoring new health technologies, such as wearables, for older adults. Read The Next Hot Market for Wearable Tech: Grandma to learn more. 

 

2014-10-15 • Mechanical engineering undergraduate students at MIT in the 2.009 (product design class), stepped into the AGNES suit today at the MIT AgeLab. The students used AGNES to gauge the robustness of a... Read more

 

2014-10-15 • MIT AgeLab welcomed members of Staying Put, a grassroots voluntary group with a passion for Somerville Cambridge residents, especially those 55+. Staying Put raises awareness about the concepts and... Read more

 

2014-10-15 • Dr. Bryan Reimer, Research Scientist at the MIT AgeLab and Associate Director of the New England University Transportation Center, presented at the Vermont Highway Safety Alliance Annual Meeting in... Read more

 

2014-10-14 • AgeLab and Transamerica's Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia Symposium recieved the following coverage: Forbes - "When Alzheimer's Strikes: Losing Your Money Mind" Financial Advisor IQ - "... Read more

 

2014-10-14 • Read Joe Coughlin and Luke Yoquinto's latest Disruptive Demographics blog entry - Caregiving Takes Two Hands: High Touch & High Tech

 

2014-10-14 • AgeLab director Joe Coughlin's "Why Earl Retirement Often Backfires" is featured in the Wall Street Journal. He suggests planning for early retirement may be more work than staying in the workforce.... Read more

 

2014-10-03 • InsuranceNewsNet gives a summary of the five-element framework developed by AgeLab and Transamerica to guide financial adivsors in their discussions with caregivers and clients who face Alzheimer's... Read more

 

2014-10-01 • MIT AgeLab and Transamerica will jointly host the event, which examines the financial challenges facing people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia CAMBRIDGE, MA - On Thursday, October 2, MIT will... Read more

 

2014-09-25 • Automotive voice-command interfaces may require more visual engagement from drivers than previously thought, a recent series of MIT AgeLab / New England University Transportation Center studies have... Read more

 

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