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 • *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
2014-10-31 • 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
2014-10-24 • 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
2014-10-16 • 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 • 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
2014-10-15 • 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
2014-10-14 • This October, the MIT AgeLab and Transamerica jointly hosted a symposium, Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia, exploring the financial challenges facing people with Alzheimer's disease and... Read more
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
2014-10-02 • The MIT AgeLab and Transamerica jointly hosted a symposium, Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia, exploring the financial challenges facing people with Alzheimer's disease and dementia. The... 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 • 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
2014-09-25 • 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
2014-09-19 • 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, 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
2014-08-15 • 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
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
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