News & Insights
BBC World News Horizons Interview on Aging, Technology & Business Innovation - April 26, 2013 – BBC World News’s Horizons, a global television program that features insights into the future of business, recently featured the MIT AgeLab and conducted an in-depth interview with me on aging, technology and business innovation. BBC Horizon’s anchor Adam Shaw and I discuss the opportunity of global aging to drive business, rethink [...]
Three Questions to Predict a Quality Retirement - April 21, 2013 - Even if you have your health and your wealth – are you prepared for retirement? Often taken for granted are issues such as how will you age independently and maintain a home on your own, do you live in an age-ready community where there interesting things to do and ways to [...]
NBC Nightly News Interview Featuring MIT AgeLab Study on Driver Fitness - The MIT AgeLab recently reported the results of an exploratory study conducted in partnership with The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence on the use of tele-exercise by older adults to improve the overall well-being and capacity, comfort as well as confidence to drive safely.
Joe Coughlin Named to the Wall Street Journal’s Experts in Retirement Panel - March 19, 2013 - Received the privilege to participate on the Wall Street Journal‘s online panel The Experts—an exclusive group of industry and thought leaders who will engage in in-depth online discussions of topics raised in March 2013 Unleashing Innovation Report and all future Reports on WSJ Online. My first contribution was answering the WSJ question [...]
A World Where You Own Nothing: Welcome to the Usership Economy - February 20, 2013 - Imagine a world where you own nothing. No, this is not an aging baby boomer flashback of a John Lennon tune, it is the evolving economic and social reality of ‘usership’ that is set to transform markets, consumer behavior — even retirement planning. A trend is emerging. You can have it all and [...]