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.
An ADU might be worth considering to care for a parent nearby
This podcast discusses the Go4Life initiative and gives helpful suggestions
A podcast episode with an American Council on Exercise director on getting active
A new book explains why so many grieving people also experience anxiety
One theory says that nature's beauty elicits a positive response in our bodies
Age-friendly services, neighborhoods and city rankings are just a few elements
Do it the right way, and reap the benefits of getting stronger
Reactions to our story reveal strong feelings about this topic
Everyone could learn a thing or two from these much-adored online icons
The difference between where Americans would prefer to die and where they do
Author Mary Pipher ('Reviving Ophelia') plots the course
Experts say it could be due to patient expectations and tech advancements
A writer shares her take on tech innovations designed to improve daily life
The contagious bacterial infection can be more serious for older adults
The Elder Orphan Facebook group finds that many without families lack support
Stark views expressed at the Washington Innovation in Longevity Summit
Blunt advice from the author of 'Over the Hill But Not the Cliff'
They were just featured at the millennial-heavy Finovate conference
A technique shown to work in mice uses CRISPR genome-editing technology
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.