A Boston Globe article on a Cambridge-based startup called Agency dedicated to supporting businesses related to aging features thoughts from AgeLab Director Joseph Coughlin:
"As better medicines, diets, and fitness regimens extend life spans, populations are growing older in most developed countries. Older people in the United States alone represent an $8 trillion market, according to Joe Coughlin, founder and director of the MIT AgeLab. But the market demand isn’t only for consumer goods: It’s for help with the myriad health, housing, transportation, and lifestyle challenges that accompany the graying of the planet."
Read the full story here.