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Welcome to the Center for the Study of Aging

Our philosophy is that aging is a lifetime endeavor. It is not a condition to be treated or an event that happens at a particular age. Rather, it’s a process that unfolds over the course of one’s life. The Center’s multidisciplinary approach offers a comprehensive learning experience with a focus on engaging community partners that address health across the full lifespan.

Vision and Mission

Our mission is to advance the well-being of older people by assuring that the university, our communities and our society prepare for the coming social revolution: the aging of the population.  Such preparation requires research, education, and collaboration to:

  • increase awareness of aging-related issues
  • produce knowledge about how to improve the quality of life as we age
  • foster expertise among faculty, policymakers, and community organizations
  • promote expertise and careers in aging

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