AGNES: An Empathy Suit for (About?) the Elderly

AGNES (the suspiciously convenient acronym for the “Age Gain Now Empathy System”) is an attractive MIT-designed outfit made of rods and straps that, like the empathy belly before it, helps young people better understand what it’s like to get closer to death. At the end of the video, two authentic older people flank an AGNES’d young man — penny for their thoughts.


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