Research Themes & Projects

Research Themes & Projects

AgeLab engages researchers and students across MIT and partners around the world. Below is a list of research themes containing a selection of representative projects. Additional information about these and other projects, collaboration or sponsorship may be directed to drellis@mit.edu or agennis@mit.edu.

Transportation is critical to everyday life. More than simply getting from point A to point B, transportation is the key to independence, freedom and meaningful engagement for older people. Sponsored...
The home is more than shelter; it is a platform to enable a better life tomorrow. At the AgeLab, we are exploring: The impact of the built environment on healthy aging The future of technology-...
AgeLab’s research in health, well-being and caregiving integrates health awareness, new technologies and novel approaches to behavior modification.  We explore innovations that move routine health...
Although the development of new technologies and insights into human behavior are crucial, real innovation is translating this research into business strategy and public policy - moving ideas in the...
As people are living longer, retirement planning as we know it is being replaced by longevity planning, a concept that requires holistic thinking from the individual, family and societal perspectives...
How do the intensity and density of activities facilitate access and quality of life? Working with retailers, real estate developers, telecommunications, insurers and senior housing companies, we are...

 

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