AARP Innovation Labs

We accelerate the innovation ecosystem by working with startups, accelerators and the innovation community to empower people to choose how they live as they age.

Our Innovation Commitment

We empower people to choose how we live as we age, through innovation.

The Hatchery

The Hatchery is a 10,000-square-foot lab in Washington, D.C. It’s the coolest, creative hub in the district! We come up with bold new ideas to transform the lives of people as they age. Our space is where we develop and launch our own startups as well as work with external cutting edge startups from around the world. We also use our space to convene experts in disruptive technologies, host bold events and connect startups with consumers to test their ideas.
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We do this important innovation work as a commitment to address epidemic challenges that we all face every day in the areas of health, wealth and self.

The average American has saved only $2500 for retirement.

Social isolation is an epidemic - one that's increasingly recognized as having dire physical, mental and emotional consequences that lead to early mortality.

1.5 Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year.

Total costs associated with heart health are expect to exceed $1 trillion by 2035.

Our Work With Start Ups

We collaborate with startups to spark innovation that spans generations and empowers people to choose how they live as they age.
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