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Boomer Generation Shapes the Future of Technology

Video: AARP/The Atlantic Technology Symposium

AARP recently sponsored a forum with The Atlantic on the future of technology--and how it will shape and be shaped by the Boomer generation. In addition to moderator Alexis Madrigal, Senior Editor for The Atlantic, the panel included Joe Coughlin, Director of the AgeLab at MIT, Lee Rainie, Director of the Internet and American Life Project at the Pew Research Center, Michael Rogers, Principal of the Practical Futurist, and Paul Bromberg, VP and GM of the Patient Monitoring business of Philips Healthcare.
On this page you will find examples of AARP’s efforts to stimulate a conversation about this issue that will have an impact on the lives of not just people over 50 – but for society more broadly.

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