During recent event at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) in Kendall Square, the Baker-Polito Administration awarded a $100,000 grant providing seed funding for AGENCY, a new coworking innovation hub for collective impact where entrepreneurs, enterprises, elders, and experts can work side-by-side to explore and apply ideas for aging populations around the globe.
AGENCY forms a crossroads where innovators in all sectors with aging and longevity as a lens will be able to meet, host events, engage the healthcare community in Greater Boston, turn their ideas into commercial successes, and grow their companies (http://cic.com/agency). Continue reading
In three short years, HUBweek has grown into a leading ideas festival, covering the forefront of innovation and bringing together attendees from 59 countries, 46 states and 38 industries. Included in this year’s events is a “Hall of the Future,” which will showcase the Massachusetts companies and products that are changing the way we will experience healthcare in the future.
See how health technology can help honor loved one’s end-of-life wishes, monitor opioid use, and care for the aging in their own home. Continue reading
In the latest edition of the AARP Livable Communities Newsletter, an article reveals that Boston was among only a handful of cities worldwide where Google Maps is testing “Wheelchair Accessible” routes for transit navigation. Continue reading
In a series of reports, Boston’s WCVB-Channel 5 show “Chronicle” focused on ideas, companies and policies that are helping older adults live healthier and remain independent in their communities. Continue reading
On September 20th, Mayor Marty Walsh announced the City’s Home Share Pilot Program in partnership with www.nesterly.io and the success of their first 8 inter-generational matches in a speech to the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce. Continue reading