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  • Jan 8, 2019
    New Research: More People 50-Plus Using Tech to Stay Connected to Friends, Loved Ones; AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins Highlights Social Connection at Inaugural CES Pitch Competition

    LAS VEGAS – At CES 2019, AARP is putting the spotlight on the $7.6 trillion of annual economic activity generated by Americans age 50-plus, which is equivalent to the third largest economy in...

  • Jan 3, 2019

    Las Vegas— January 3, 2019 — The first annual CES Pitch Competition to highlight technology creating social connection was announced today by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)...

  • Oct 26, 2018
    Embodied Labs, Tech UR Elders and Zogo Finance Take First, Second and Third Place

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP Innovation Labs has announced the winners of its 2018 Grand Pitch Competition finale held on October 25. Eight winners of regional competitions converged in DC for the concluding pitch event where they shared their intergenerational solutions focused on health, wealth and self.

  • Oct 11, 2018
    “Raise Your Voice” Informs on Drug Costs, Medicare, Polling Places and More

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP today announced the launch of “Raise Your Voice,” the nation’s first comprehensive advocacy and voting app for smart speakers. The voice-enabled experience is designed...

  • Jun 25, 2018
    New AARP Physician Survey Underscores the Need for Innovative Solutions to World’s Brain Health Crisis Impacting More Than 50 Million People

    WASHINGTON, DC—With nearly 10 million new cases of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease occurring each year1, and no cure, today AARP launched a new campaign, “Disrupt Dementia.” The campaign...

  • May 30, 2018
    AARP Serves in “Champion” Role in Working with Folia Health, Orbita, Pillo Health

    AARP Collaborates with Three PULSE@MassChallenge Startups Focused on Advancing Healthcare and...

  • Mar 29, 2018
    Design on Aging guides to help entrepreneurs design products and services focused on older adults’ needs and preferences

    WASHINGTON, DC—In a collaborative effort to support innovation and the well-being of seniors at risk of social isolation, AARP, IDEO and Project Catalyst have launched two design guides that provide practical insights and tools for entrepreneurs developing products and services for older adults. The two Design on Aging booklets, Connected Living and Independent Living, synthesize research into the mindsets of older adults and explore how to effectively design solutions that can help people stay socially connected and physically mobile as they age.

  • Feb 28, 2018
    Desire to connect with family and friends is main driver of technology use for adults 50-plus

    WASHINGTON, DC— Ninety-one percent of tech owners 50 plus say they use personal technology to keep in touch with family and friends, according to a new AARP survey aimed at measuring and...

  • Jan 16, 2018
    Study focuses on smartphone apps for care coordination, emergency response systems, and online services for in-home aide selection. Report conducted by Project Catalyst group comprised of founding members AARP, Pfizer, UnitedHealthcare, MedStar Health, and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

    WASHINGTON, DC—Family caregivers can benefit from technology designed to meet their specific care needs, according to an AARP report issued today that details how technology can help caregivers and their care recipients. The report’s findings indicate that there is a need in the marketplace for technology products that support family caregivers.

  • Jun 21, 2017
    Winner to Receive $10,000; Six Finalists From Around the World Also Announced

    WASHINGTON, DC—AARP announced today that HomeEXCEPT Inc. has been selected as the Grand Prize winner of the AARP Innovation Champion Awards competition for its service Smart Sensors for EXCEPTional Peace of Mind, a platform that allows family members to monitor loved ones by using thermal sensors used to track movement.

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