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, October 15, 2021

Congratulations to CREATE graduate student Andrew Dilanchian on his first publication, based on work he completed as an undergraduate honors thesis student in the CREATE lab at Florida State University! The paper, entitled, "A Pilot Study Exploring Age Differences in Presence, Workload, and Cybersickness in the Experience of Immersive Virtual Reality Environments", can be found by clicking here!

Friday, October 8, 2021

CREATE's Neil Charness represented North America at an international conference Friday on digital equity for people of all ages, part of the celebration of the UN International Day of the Older Person. The remote conference, sponsored by International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, brings together aging experts from across the globe to discuss a variety of topics related to digital equity. 

Friday, October 1, 2021

The CREATE Workshop in Bordeaux, France, was a great success! CREATE hosted a hybrid meeting from September 23-24th in which attendees learned from the Team about the aging process, issues relevant to design and implementation of technology for older adults in real world settings, and how to help foster the development of early-stage researchers in aging and technology. For a summary of the event, click here for the CREATE Workshop program! For photos of the team at the event, click here! And as always, keep an eye out for any future events or workshops hosted by the CREATE Team!

Recent CREATE Publications