AgeLab’s Joe Coughlin Keynotes Continuing Care Alliance National Meeting

Fri, 10/19/2012

The Care Continuum Alliance is the nation’s preeminent business, government and NGO partnership with the mission to realize the highest achievable health status through the promotion and alignment of population health improvement through patient-centric models of care, implementation of innovative practice and care models, as well as the cost-effective application of technology in the delivery of care across the health continuum.

AgeLab-Hartford research on National Underwriters

Tue, 09/25/2012

News coverage of the recent release of findings from joint research by MIT AgeLab and The Hartford continued, with National Underwriters listing the top ten technologies to assist older drivers.


"The list of ten technologies is largely based on studies conducted at the AgeLab and sponsored by the Hartford," says AgeLab research scientist Lisa D'Ambrosio.

Learn more about the list here.

Research presented at International Conference on Road Safety & Simulation

Fri, 09/16/2011

Research Associate Nan Zhai presented findings at the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation in Indianapolis on September 14. His presentation, entitled The Relationship Between Drivers’ Reported Frequency of Cell Phone Use and Actual and Self Reported Highway Behavior, represented a sub-analysis of broader research on driver distraction occurring at the MIT AgeLab. Utilizing the instrumented Volvo XC 90, participants’ changes in driving behavior while using cell phones were recorded, including self-reported effects.


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