CREATE Overview

CREATE is a multidisciplinary and collaborative center founded in 1999. It is dedicated to ensure that the benefits of technology can be realized by older adults to support and enhance the independence, productivity, health, safety, social connectedness and quality of life of older people.

The center strives to develop and evaluate interventions and design solutions to promote successful technology adoption among older adults.

CREATE represents a consortium of five universities:



Friday, June 14, 2019

CREATE is excited to announce that our new book, Designing for Older Adults, has received the 2019 Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Book Award from the Gerontological Society of America! To see the full press release, including other awards given by the GSA, click here! Additionally, for 20% off the book, click here and use Promo Code: A004

Monday, June 10, 2019

CREATE is excited to host another workshop on Designing for Older Adults in New York City this October and we hope you can attend! For more information regarding the workshop and details on how to register for the event, please click here!

Friday, May 31, 2019

Along with collaborators from Valencia Catholic University Saint Vincent Martyr,  CREATE's Drs. Walter Boot and Neil Charness recently published a Spanish adaptation of the Computer and Mobile Device Proficiency Questionnaires (CPQ and MDPQ) for older adults. For more information, click here!