Betty and Jack O'Connor want to stay in their Chevy Chase, Md., home as they age and are trying to create a network of volunteers in their neighborhood, called a "village," to help them with tasks they can no longer handle. Jennifer Ludden/NPR hide caption

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'Villages' Help Neighbors Age At Home
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MIT researchers wore the Age Gain Now Empathy System -- a body suit and helmet -- to a grocery store to understand what struggles seniors might have while shopping. Courtesy of MIT's AgeLab hide caption

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What Does It Feel Like To Be 75? Say Goodbye To Spry
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