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, November 22, 2019

CREATE had a great turnout at this year's Gerontological Society of America 2019 conference! They hosted a symposium as well as presented research funded by the CREATE grant. Last, and definitely not least, CREATE was awarded the Richard Kalish Innovative Publication Award, which "recognizes original and innovative publications in aging and life course research in the behavioral and social sciences," for their recently released book, "Designing for Older Adults: Principles and Creative Human Factors Approaches, Third Edition".  For general photos from the conference, click here, and for photos from the Kalish Award ceremony, click here!

Friday, October 25, 2019

CREATE's Designing for Older Adults Workshop, held in New Tork City, brought together a diverse and engaged set of minds from a variety of disciplines, all of whom gathered to learn more about important approaches, considerations, and principles for designing for older adults from the CREATE team. For photos of the event, click here!  And stay tuned for similar upcoming opportunities and workshops hosted by CREATE!