AARP Innovation Labs is currently running a hackathon and offering cash prizes to developers, designers and creative thinkers who are passionate about finding ways to enhance the quality of life for women before, during, and after menopause.
- 6,000 women enter menopause every day
- Over 38 million women in the U.S. are currently experiencing menopause
- 3 in 4 women say their menopause affects their quality of life
- 1 in 5 workers is currently experiencing menopause, and many miss work due to interrupted sleep, hot flashes, and other symptoms of menopause.
In this challenge AARP Innovation Labs are looking for product solutions addressing perimenopause and menopause symptoms, like:
- Hot flashes
- Mood swings
- Sleep problems
- Bone loss
- Problems concentrating
To learn more about this challenge, prizes and to participate visit http://hackingmenopause.com.
If you’re looking for additional inspiration, you might also be interested in our recent interview with Ann Garnier, the founder of Lisa Health.