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News & Events

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 • 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

 

2014-10-14 • 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

 

2014-10-03 • 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 • In collaboration with TIAA-CREF, Joe Coughlin discusses the results and implications of a study examining the role of grandparents influencing the financial behaviors of Millennial and Gen Z... Read more

 

2014-09-25 • Joe Coughlin, Director of CTL’s New England University Transportation Center and founder of the AgeLab is featured by Fast Company Magazine in a special section sponsored by HP on the future of... 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

 

2014-09-19 • Doug Newcomb describes walking through Toyota’s Distracted Walking Dojo, a collaboration between Toyota, MIT AgeLab and the New England University Transportation Center. The experience is intended to... Read more

 

2014-09-09 • Can data alone influence behavior? In his newest entry at the Huffington Post, Dr. Joe Coughlin applies lessons from the data-driven financial industry to the promise of quantified-self technologies... Read more

 

2014-09-02 • NBC News featured AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer on the topic of technologically advanced automobiles. Reimer gave his expert opinion on the growing involvement of technology companies in the... Read more

 

2014-08-15 • The MIT AgeLab’s founder and director Dr. Joe Coughlin speaks with AARP’s Primetime Radio on the future of aging in an interview coming soon to NPR. With host Mike Cuthbert, Dr. Coughlin examines... Read more

 

2014-08-15 • Like many at MIT, featured AgeLab researcher Dick Myrick is an engineer by training. But the path he took to his current role was decidely unusual, involving moves across continents, across... Read more

 

2014-08-15 • The MIT AgeLab, in partnership with TIAA-CREF and the AARP, is proud to announce a new study that examines grandparents’ influence on their grandkids’ money and saving habits. The study (read about... Read more

 

2014-08-12 • George Takei took a tour of the AgeLab and gained some new insights on aging!

 

2014-07-11 • The MIT AgeLab is pleased to congratulate Chaiwoo Lee on successfully completing her PhD thesis defense. The newly minted Dr. Lee's dissertation examines the factors that influence older adults'... Read more

 

2014-07-09 • AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer spoke at HMi 2014: Concepts & Systems on June 26 in Berlin. The event focused on human machine interfaces (HMIs) and more specifically, HMI concepts for... Read more

 

2014-06-26 • Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. and AgeLab developed a new, streamlined methodology for testing the legibility of typefaces on screens under glance-like conditions. The research uses an adapted... Read more

 

2014-06-24 • The Washington Post featured a story on older driver safety education and new car technology. The article highlighted AARP's Driver safety Program, the largest older driver education program in the... Read more

 

2014-06-16 • See Boston Globe coverage of MIT AgeLab research scientist Bryan Reimer at the NEMPA-MIT Technology conference here.

 

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