The AgingWell Hub believes that innovation is fueled by collaboration. We work with corporations, associations, non profits, entrepreneurs, policy makers, academia, older adults and their caregivers to develop insights and innovative models.
Our collaborators work with us to create compelling work streams, research studies, and convenings, and gain access to industry insights, partnerships, and innovative tools.
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business
The Global Social Enterprise Initiative (GSEI) at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business aims to prepare current and future leaders to make responsible management decisions that yield both economic and social value. Through practical training for global business leaders, the initiative promotes transformative solutions to and impactful investments in the world’s significant challenges in health and well-being, economic growth, the environment, and international development. It is led by Bill Novelli, founder, GSEI and distinguished professor of the practice, Georgetown McDonough School of Business; and Leslie Crutchfield, executive director, GSEI.
Philips is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through meaningful innovation in the areas of Healthcare, Consumer Lifestyle and Lighting. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips posted 2014 sales of EUR 21.4 billion and employs approximately 108,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries. The company is a leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy-efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as male shaving and grooming and oral healthcare.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, with a membership of nearly 38 million, that helps people turn their goals and dreams into real possibilities, strengthens communities, and fights for the issues that matter most to families, such as health care, employment and income security, retirement planning, affordable utilities, and protection from financial abuse. We advocate for individuals in the marketplace by selecting products and services of high quality and value to carry the AARP name as well as help our members obtain discounts on a wide range of products, travel, and services. A trusted source for lifestyle tips, news, and educational information, AARP produces AARP The Magazine, the world’s largest-circulation magazine; AARP Bulletin; AARP.org; AARP TV & Radio; AARP Books; and AARP en Español, a Spanish-language website addressing the interests and needs of Hispanics. AARP does not endorse candidates for public office or make contributions to political campaigns or candidates. The AARP Foundation is an affiliated charity that provides security, protection, and empowerment to older people in need with support from thousands of volunteers, donors, and sponsors. AARP has staffed offices in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
CareGeneral, LLC provides a simple platform to coordinate and support home-based care. Its offerings include a mobile and Web-based application that allows users to build customized care plans, track progress and compliance, and communicate with members of care team on a real time basis. It manages and monitors daily tasks (medications); post comments, videos, or files to share privately or with members of care team; and records critical health statistics, such as blood pressure and cholesterol.
eHealth Initiative (eHI) is a Washington D.C.-based, independent, non-profit organization whose mission is to drive improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology. eHI is the only national organization that represents all of the stakeholders in the healthcare industry. Working with its membership, eHI advocates for the use of health IT that is practical, sustainable and addresses stakeholder needs, particularly those of patients.
Gensler is a global architecture, design and planning firm with 44 locations and more than 5,000 professionals networked across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work and play more inspiring, more resilient and more impactful. Gensler is widely recognized as the world’s leading collaborative design firm, not just the largest. The ability to work together as an integrated team is part of our DNA, and we’ve embraced it at every level, from our Co-CEOs to our studios and project teams.
Celebrating 50 years of providing exceptional service to older adults, Goodwin House Incorporated (GHI) is a nonprofit Virginia-based corporation with a strong reputation as a trusted partner and innovator in reimagining aging. The growing family of GHI senior living communities and services includes: two senior Life Plan Communities – Goodwin House Alexandria in Alexandria’s West End and Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads in Falls Church, Fairfax County; an innovative living at home life care and services program – Goodwin House at Home; and Medicare-certified Goodwin House Palliative Care and Hospice. GHI also is the management agent for The Lewinsville Retirement Residences, Inc. serving low-income older adults in McLean and Great Falls, Virginia. GHI advances its mission through a 501(c)(3) supporting foundation that provides support for current and future residents in need and funds programs dedicated to seniors’ well-being and vibrant living.
higi is a population health enablement company that is transforming the way communities take care of themselves. higi owns and operates the largest FDA-cleared self-screening health station network in the United States with over 11,000 stations located in food, chain drug, mass merchant and club retailers. higi also operates a robust online community platform that is linked to the higi health station network and over 80 health devices, activity trackers, and apps. To date, more than 43 million people have used a higi health station to conduct over 245 million biometric screenings (blood pressure, pulse, weight, body mass index). Over 6 million people have signed up for a higi account, which offers an all-in-one biometric and activity data feed for personal health management and information sharing with friends, family, and trusted healthcare providers.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company’s strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people we serve across the country. More information regarding Humana is available to investors via the Investor Relations page of the company’s web site.
MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, multiple ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. The MedStar Institute for Innovation (MI2) is about creating a vibrant innovation ecosystem at MedStar in order to transform care and advance health. The scope of activities at MI2 include initiatives in human factors and usability; simulation training; digital health and data science; technology development and commercialization; and systems of care delivery.
Today’s Merck is a global healthcare leader working to help the world be well. Merck is known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada. Through our prescription medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products, we work with customers and operate in more than 140 countries to deliver innovative health solutions. We also demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to healthcare through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. For more information, visit www.merck.com and connect with us on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Established in 1996, the National Alliance for Caregiving is a nonprofit coalition of national organizations focusing on advancing family caregiving through research, innovation, and advocacy. The Alliance conducts research, does policy analysis, develops national best-practice programs, and works to increase public awareness of family caregiving issues. Recognizing that family caregivers provide important societal and financial contributions toward maintaining the well-being of those they care for, the Alliance supports a network of 80-plus state and local caregiving coalitions and serves as Secretariat for the International Alliance of Carer Organizations.
ReACT is an employer-focused coalition dedicated to addressing the challenges faced by employee caregivers and reducing the impact on the companies that employ them. ReACT represents nearly 1 million employees through its membership of more than 40 companies and non-profit organizations. ReACT seeks to create a supportive business environment where the challenges faced by caregivers juggling the demands of both work and caregiving for an adult with a chronic age-related disease are understood and recognized by employers so that employees can better meet their personal and professional responsibilities.
Since 1967, RCLCO (formerly Robert Charles Lesser & Co.) has been the “first call” for real estate developers, investors, the public sector, and non-real estate companies and organizations seeking strategic and tactical advice regarding property investment, planning, and development. RCLCO leverages quantitative analytics and a strategic planning framework to provide end-to-end business planning and implementation solutions at an entity, portfolio, or project level. With the insights and experience gained over 50 years and thousands of projects – touching over $5B of real estate activity each year – RCLCO brings success to all product types across the United States and around the world.
Smart Living 360
Smart Living 360 is a real estate development and operating company focused on delivering innovative living experiences with a particular emphasis on well-being. We believe that many people wish to rewrite the standard life course, opting for a life of ongoing engagement, purpose and growth. Leaning on principles of connection, access and simplicity, we create inspired homes in walkable, intergenerational mixed-use urban and suburban areas.
StreetScape is a design/development/construction company focused on urban-infill development projects. The concepts of New Urbanism are inherent in our neighborhoods, as we build within existing enduring, sustainable, and vibrant small urban communities. StreetScape’s endeavors began with the development of 26 Front Porch Revival homes in Libertyville, IL. The planning of the homes is designed to be in harmony with the additional transformation of the historic Central School building into 15 Urban lofts. StreetScape has proposed to enhance School Street’s residents’ quality of life to align with the cultural shift in America of how people want to live; a lifestyle that has been previously unavailable at reasonable prices. The School Street development promotes a New Urban lifestyle that is connected to the community, pedestrian friendly, less excessive, more sensitive to the environment, and within steps of Libertyville’s vibrant downtown. New StreetScape projects include neighborhoods in Skokie, IL, Nashotah, WI and Chicago, IL. They are also expanding their reach to communities in Colorado and Utah.
TupeloLife is a connected healthcare company, connecting the areas of your life that matter: Health, Safety, Security, and Environment. As a global healthcare solutions company, TupeloLife has offices in Dallas- Texas, Paderborn- Germany, Doha- Qatar, Dubai- UAE, and Bangalore- India.
Urban Planning Institute of Georgetown
Georgetown University’s Master of Professional Studies in Urban & Regional Planning transforms students into visionary leaders, teaching them how to successfully integrate urban design with community development to create livable, meaningful and sustainable neighborhoods, cities, and regions. Housed in Georgetown’s state-of-the-art downtown campus, the program engages the communities, places, and professionals to study urbanization as a global endeavor. Students gain unique, hands-on urban planning experience with Washington, D.C.’s extraordinary concentration of local, domestic, and international organizations, whose innovative activities span all facets of global urbanization.
Westchester County’s Department of Senior Programs and Services (New York)
The Department of Senior Programs and Services offers seminars and activities for seniors throughout the year, including informational sessions about health policy and social events. The Department is a subset of the Westchester County Government.
Become an AgingWell Hub Collaborator
Our collaborators work with us in various capacities, from Working Collaborators, who dedicate time and thought leadership to a workstream or project, to Project Collaborators, who support us by funding specific workstreams, convenings, or research endeavors, to Partnership Collaborators, who provide multi-year funding to support a combination of specific projects as well as the core infrastructure needed to continue the Hub’s unique position of thought leadership and collaborative innovation. For more information on how to get involved, please submit your contact information.