Imagine you are a nurse making night rounds. You show up for work and the nurse before you shares that one of the patients in your care tonight will most likely not make it through the evening. He of course...

  How might we all maintain well-being and thrive as we age?   Thank you to all who participated in the OpenIDEO Healthy Ageing Challenge, and completing the latest challenge! As we, alongside OpenIDEO, switch from ideation and prototyping into a longer implementation...

After starting our journey with IDEO back in June, our OpenIDEO Healthy Ageing Challenge, has been narrowed down to six winning concepts. With all the amazing concepts put forth, this decision hasn’t been easy! We’ve been working with OpenIDEO to review...

In part four of our five-part series, we take a look at four more final concepts from the OpenIDEO Healthy Ageing Challenge. Knowledge Tree is a platform that will help individuals create authentic relationships based on common interests or activities. Initially, the idea...

In part three of our five-part series, we take a look at four more final concepts from the OpenIDEO Healthy Ageing Challenge. 'RockTilYouDrop' 55+ Cohousing Communities would be 40-50 unit, affordable cohousing communities for musicians, artists, and anyone whose passion for music and the...

In part two of our series, we take a look at four more final concepts from the OpenIDEO Healthy Ageing Challenge. Repurpose Civic Landscaping as a Senior Activity hopes to integrate seniors into public landscaping efforts. Local communities often invest significant resources in...

Last week's TweetChat from CFI's Healthy Aging and Independent Living (HAIL) Lab fueled a discussion over aging, healthcare and care giving. However, the discussion extended far beyond the given hour; after the TweetChat, more and more Tweeps contributed their inputs...

 Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation has done it again! In the discussion of what constitutes healthy and independent aging, CFI’s Healthy Aging and Independent Living (HAIL) Lab hosted a TweetChat on Wednesday, July 11th for those interested in discussing aging,...