Partners

Our Partners in Safety

MIT AgeLab

MIT AgeLab

The Hartford became a founding sponsor of the MIT AgeLab in 1999. The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and the MIT AgeLab have produced a significant collection of original research focused on improving the quality of life for older adults and their families. Through publications, professional meetings and public education, these materials have reached millions of people in the United States and around the globe with high quality, meaningful information to guide important decisions about safety, mobility and independence.
 
University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

The mission of the University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology is to improve the lives of older persons through education and research. It houses research centers including the Fall Prevention Center of Excellence, which offers resources for consumers, as well as an online Executive Certificate in Home Modification Program for professionals. For more information, visit www.stopfalls.org and www.homemods.org.
 
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses – deaths, injuries, and property damage – from crashes on the nation's highways. The Hartford became a member and has remained actively involved with IIHS since 1979. The Hartford also helped to build the Vehicle Research Center in 1991. Most recently, The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence has been collaborating with IIHS on older driver safety.
 
American Occupational Therapy Association

American Occupational Therapy Association

The American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) advances the quality, availability, use and support of occupational therapy through standard-setting, advocacy, education and research on behalf of its members and the public. Occupational therapists trained in driver rehabilitation provide a key component to the evaluation of older driver safety and rehabilitation. In 2008 AOTA began collaborating with The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence and MIT AgeLab to conduct a two-year research project on comprehensive driving evaluations. The study sought to explore the role of driver rehab and to understand the perspective and benefits for individuals who have experienced it.
 
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Guidebooks

Get our helpful publications on topics ranging from family conversations about driving safety to design ideas for making a home easier to live in.