Researchers from the University of Alberta and Edmonton’s Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital have been collaborating with the help of IBM on a project aimed at studying the habits of the independent living elderly. The ‘Smart Condo’ project enlisted the help of elderly patients, who lived in technologically advanced apartments and where monitored by hundreds of sensors.
Global Lessons on Building Livable Communities for the Future
Executive Summary: On June 28 representatives from the United Nations, New York City and State governments, service organizations, and Permanent Missions to the United Nations gathered for an AARP evening reception to launch the summer 2010 edition of The Journal, AARP's biannual international policy publication.
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2013
Elder abuse is not just an American problem. It is a global problem, and AARP is committed to working with the international community to address it. Remarks by Debra Whitman, Executive Vice President for Policy, Strategy and International Affairs, AARP on June 14, 2013 for World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
Building an 8-80 City
Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa describes the 8-80 Cities - based on the premise that if you build a city that is great for an 8-year-old and an 80-year-old, then you will build a successful city for everyone, from 0 to over 100.