Mar 29, 2018AARP and Project Catalyst Explore Age 50+ Mindsets on Staying Socially Connected and Physically Mobile with AgeDesign 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, 2018Desire 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, 2018Study 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, 2017Winner 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.
Jun 20, 2017
WASHINGTON, DC – Today at the annual HxRefactored conference, Jody Holtzman, Senior Vice President of Market Innovation at AARP, will announce the launch of the Caregiver Quality of Life...
May 9, 2017AARP [email protected]+ Announces Winners of LivePitch: EverSafe Joins Siren Care and LifeSite as Consumers’ Choices; GoGoGrandparent and Golden Are Judges’ ChoicesEverSafe is Co-Consumer Choice Winner for Financial Tech Along with LifeSite
Apr 13, 2017AARP Financial Innovation Frontiers report reveals only one in four 50-plus consumers is highly confident they can meet their financial needs in the next five yearsReport outlines expected cumulative market revenue of $83B over the next five years by 50-plus consumers on alternative financial services
People aged 50-plus will generate $83 billion in revenue for the fast-emerging alternative financial services sector over the next five years, according to AARP's Financial Innovation Frontiers...
Mar 10, 2017AARP SVP, Multicultural Leadership Edna Kane Williams to be Honored by Black Enterprise at Women of Power Summit
WASHINGTON, DC — On Friday, March 10, AARP’s Senior Vice President of Multicultural Leadership Edna Kane Williams will be honored at Black Enterprise’s Most Powerful Women in the Business...
Feb 21, 2017University of North Carolina Center for Health Innovation and AARP Collaborate on Digital Health Solutions for the 50+ Population
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The University of North Carolina (UNC) Center for Health Innovation and AARP are collaborating to launch a second Digital Health Innovation SprintTM in the Triangle, NC to...
Feb 15, 2017AARP Will Recognize Leaders in Ageless Innovation, with a focus on Caregiving, for New Award Program
WASHINGTON, DC — AARP today issued a Call for Nominations for the 2017 AARP Innovation Champion Awards, which will recognize and reward innovation in caregiving. Submissions will be accepted...