Joe Coughlin to give keynote at UCLA conference

Fri, 10/29/2010

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin will be giving the keynote address at the 3rd annual UCLA Technology & Aging Conference today. The conference will highlight the latest developments intended to enhance quality of life for older adults. Coughlin’s speech is entitled, New Technology, Old Age & Innovating Life Tomorrow.

Joe Coughlin to speak at Transportation@MIT Seminar Series Nov. 2

Tue, 10/26/2010

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin will be a guest speaker for the Transportation@MIT 2010 Seminar Series on Tuesday, Nov 2. In his lecture, entitled The Future is Gray, Small & Female: Disruptive Demographics and Transportation Tomorrow, Coughlin will discuss the implications of an aging population, such as a decline in fertility rates and an increase in older adults living alone (most of them women).

New York Times: Director Joe Coughlin weighs in on the future of older drivers

Wed, 10/20/2010

AgeLab Director Joe Coughlin discusses the future of safe mobility for older drivers on the New York Time’s Room For Debate. His opinion piece, entitled “How to Avoid a Surge of Shut-Ins”, discusses how the number of drivers over 70 will triple over the next 20 years and lays out the demands on transportation that this shift in demographics calls for.

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