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Solving for Inclusive Technology for Older Adults

  • By: J. Alison Bryant and Patty David
  • October 01, 2020

"By cogently addressing barriers, we hope that tech companies, retailers, entrepreneurs, and others in this space will find ways to both benefit the older population and increase market opportunities."

Tackling Dementia by Investing in Translational Medicine

  • By: Angus Grant
  • July 23, 2019

"Providing the funding needed to turn an idea into a viable therapy will help advancements in the field of dementia parallel the great strides made in cancer treatments and match effective, novel drugs to the patients they can benefit. This is the goal of the Dementia Discovery Fund."

FlexDanmark Optimizes Scandinavian Software Solution to Deliver Efficient, High Quality Transportation to Its Citizens

  • By: Jana Lynott
  • January 23, 2019

In October 2018, AARP’s Office of Policy, Research and International Affairs staff Jana Lynott and Kim Sedmak traveled to Denmark for a study tour and video shoot of the successful FlexDanmark transportation system.

Germany’s SENovation Award —Innovation for the 50-plus

  • By: Frank Leyhausen
  • January 23, 2019

People ages 60 and older have the highest buying power of all age groups in Germany, and almost 50 percent in the 65-and-older age group owns residential property. Their average net capital amounts to 55,000 euros.

The Future of Technology within an Aging Population

  • By: Amy Doherty
  • January 23, 2019

In line with our social mission, AARP’s greatest opportunity is disrupting the conversation related to aging to ensure fairness and bring technology-enabled innovation to market.

An Interview with Sōichirō Takashima

  • By: Sōichirō Takashima
  • January 23, 2018

"...we were the first city in Japan that started providing free Wi-Fi in the subway and at all of our tourist destinations in Fukuoka. We have also been able to launch various efforts based on numbers and data, including the application of big data. These are the technologies that will allow us to create a sustainable society that can handle the aging population efficiently. "

Reflections from Japan

  • By: Debra Whitman
  • January 23, 2018

"In Japan and the rest of the world, a highly trained and engaged staff turns out to be the key ingredient of any quality care environment."

Three Strategies for Establishing AARP as Innovation Leader

  • By: Andy Miller
  • January 23, 2018

The Longevity Economy is real, and it’s massive, with people over the age of 50 in the US generating $7.6 trillion annually in economic activity.

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