Taylor Patskanick is a Technical Associate at the MIT AgeLab. Her research explores generational and age demographic trends across domains such as housing, transportation and retirement planning. Taylor co-coordinates the MIT AgeLab 85+ Lifestyle Leaders panel and contributes to the AgeLab’s AGNES (Age Gain Now Empathy System) program. She also manages OMEGA (Opportunities for Multigenerational Exchange, Growth, and Action), an intergenerational summit and scholarship program. Taylor is particularly interested in the role of intergenerational programming in shaping careers in aging and lifelong social and civic engagement.
In addition to her work at the AgeLab, Taylor is a licensed certified social worker (LCSW) and on adjunct faculty at Simmons University. Taylor earned her MPH and MSW from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis and received her BSW from the University of Georgia.