Innovation is at the forefront of the aging sphere. This section is a source of information on the new technology allowing us to age better and in place through products, apps and services in the areas of health care, fitness, finance and more.
You can read about the rise of artificial intelligence and virtual reality in our homes and daily lives, plus how to navigate the ways technology, social media and the internet affect our relationships. These stories help us imagine how the lives of older people might look in the near and distant future with all of these big changes in mind.
Despite connectivity, language and other barriers continue to exist
Ideas worth replicating from 4 global [email protected] contest winners
Thousands end up in emergency departments every year due to the problem
Programs help older adults overcome cost and mobility challenges
Here are 9 do's and don'ts for communicating with a crowd
Their plans on Social Security, health costs, caregiving and more
With tech help and encouragement, these libraries simplify making connections
The technology targets the hippocampus to reverse age-related memory loss
Experts assess it — plus, an update on new plans from Sen. Booker and Klobuchar
Surgery and chemo leave survivors changed, which doesn’t mean dating is off the table
For crucial information, it's best to work with a physician or genetic counselor
Half of Americans with HIV are 50+, but care and prevention skew younger
A tour of The Thrive Center reveals four innovative products
One family's struggles getting claims paid on their policies
The great-great grandson of Emily Post answers readers' dating questions
The technology brings much-needed specialists to patients
A run along the beach prompts this author to reflect on his mom growing older
Follow our in-depth examination of current health care offerings through an age-friendly lens. What does age-friendly health care look like, and how do you locate and access it? We cover how to prioritize your unique needs when selecting providers and treatments for yourself or a loved one.