SXSW Interactive 2016

Innovations to Disrupt Aging


When does age become just a number and as irrelevant as race and sex in determining someone’s societal value? What does it mean to disrupt aging and how is technology facilitating the process?

Over the next fifteen years, the percentage of Americans who are 65-plus will increase from 13 to 20 percent of the U.S. population.To “Disrupt Aging,” we need to redefine old expectations of what we should or should not do at a certain age.

Learn what technology innovations are shaping the future of aging and allowing people to live the best lives possible. From research labs to incubated products to financial investments, hear the innovations and trends shaking up the aging landscape.

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  1. What does it mean to disrupt aging? How is technology facilitating the process?
  2. What advancements will allow seniors to live their best lives possible? What is happening that is unique and gaming changing?
  3. What products and trends will most shake up the aging landscape and have greatest appeal to seniors?


  • Terry Bradwell, Chief Innovation Officer, AARP
  • Barbara Spurrier, Director, Mayo Clinic Center for Innovation, Mayo Clinic
  • Matthew Chisum, Vice President, JP Morgan Chase


Tara Dunion, Dir of Media Relations, AARP

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