2015-08-18 • In an article for Boston College’s Center for Retirement Research’s Squared Away blog, AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin discusses the future of retirement and the coming demographic shift facing this... Read more


2015-08-10 • In this Disruptive Demographics blog post, AgeLab director Joe Coughlin outlines four factors (activities, intensity, density, and accessibility) that he believes will be crucial for tomorrow’s “... Read more


2015-07-31 • In a Disruptive Demographic blog post, AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin examines the ways that boomers and older adults might utilize the sharing economy, on-demand services, and smartphone apps as well... Read more


2015-07-27 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin provides his take on technology and older users in the Money Section of the New York Times. The article discusses innovations that are available today to help with health... Read more


2015-07-27 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin considers the possible applications of drones, and autonomous systems generally, for homebound elderly and their families. In his article From Meals-on-Wheels to Dinner-... Read more


2015-07-23 • Read Joe Coughlin's thoughts and reflections on the 2015 White House Conference on Aging, technology, and innovation on his BigThink blog Disruptive Demographics. 


2015-07-22 • On July 21, 2015, Birgit Kramer, AgeLab Fellow & Network Aging Research, and Olivia DaDalt, AgeLab Research Associate, presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) in... Read more


2015-07-17 • On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, Joe Coughlin keynoted the 40th National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) Conference with Joy Powell, President, Healthways Senior Solutions Division. Their... Read more


2015-07-15 • On Monday, July 13th, 2015, Joe Coughlin was invited to present at the White House Conference on Aging, marking the 50th anniversary of the Older Americans Act and Medicare. The event held in the... Read more


2015-07-10 • In June, several AgeLab researchers presented at the 8th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training and Vehicle Design. Joonbum Lee presented work done with Alina... Read more


2015-06-28 • Joe Coughlin interviewed in The Atlantic. Many older Americans want and need to keep working, but that requires a major shift in the way the country thinks about the elderly. Read More: http://www.... Read more


2015-06-18 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin describes Uber’s recent shift away from a 1099 workforce and toward their new employment strategy and discusses the implications for older workers in an article on WSJ... Read more


2015-06-03 • The Internet of Things, where all things around you, on you and, soon, in you, begin to talk, offers great potential to improve how well we will live in retirement and older age. These tech-enabled... Read more


2015-06-02 • AgeLab Director, Dr. Joseph Coughlin shares the latest truths to meet the financial demands for longevity beyond retirement. Published on MarketWatch read the complete article 'Is Your Retirement... Read more


2015-05-29 • As the autonomous car becomes closer to a mass produced and readily available technology, MIT AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin co-authors a piece with Research Associate Lucas Yoquinto exploring the... Read more


2015-05-29 • Responsible Saving versus Lifestyle Expenses, AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin weighs in on the subject in this article titled 'Here's How Americans Are Eating Into Their Savings' that appeared on... Read more


2015-05-21 • This week, AgeLab/UTC director Joseph Coughlin and research associate Luke Yoquinto co-authored a piece in Slate on the profound unsung implications of the autonomous car. Titled "The Long Road Home... Read more


2015-05-21 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer presented at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) forum Cognitive Distraction: What Were You... Read more


2015-05-13 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin is the featured ‘Guru Interview’ in Insurance News. In the May isssue Coughlin discusses the need for new thinking about tomorrow’s retirement. He argues that financial... Read more


2015-05-08 • The MIT AgeLab and Transamerica released The Caregiver’s Guide to Financial Planning in the Shadow of Dementia, a guide that equips caregivers with the information and tools to ask the right... Read more


2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him speak as part of the panel on 'Silver... Read more


2015-05-01 • This week MIT Agelab Director Joseph Coughlin, attended the 2015 Milken Institute Global Conference held in Beverly Hills, California. Watch video of him moderate the panel titled 'Next-Century... Read more


2015-05-01 • Investigators at the AgeLab continue to make headway into the expanding field of driving behavior research with three presentations at the New England Chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics... Read more


2015-04-30 • AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin published How the Internet of Things Will Transform Retirement on Wall Street Journal online. His article details how advances in smart technologies may support health,... Read more


2015-04-30 • In a recent article on WSJ MarketWatch, AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin writes on the role of livability on quality aging and retirement. Like real estate, Coughlin asserts that quality of life in... Read more


2015-04-29 • AgeLab Scientific Lunch Series hosted Clara Berridge, PHD, MSW, a post-doctoral research fellow at the Center for Gerontoloy & Health Care Research at Brown University. The work presented... Read more


2015-04-29 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer has been quoted in a new article published in collobration with Monotype. Titled "How to Design Smartwatch Uls" the... Read more


2015-04-16 • AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin channeled his inner George Carlin for this humorous and informative editorial published in the Wall Street Journal today. Titled The New Retirement Minimalism: Get Rid... Read more


2015-04-13 • MIT AgeLab research scientist and New England UTC associate director Bryan Reimer authored a study published in full in the journal Ergonomics titled “Assessing the impact of typeface design in a... Read more


2015-04-13 • Research conducted by Joe Coughlin, Arielle Burstein and Christina Lelon was reported in Forbes Magazine. The team conducted a sentiment analysis of reviews of financial advisors on social media to... Read more






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