• Promote Healthy Aging

    We’re Driven to Promote Healthy Aging

  • Addressing the needs of our aging population is a growing urgent challenge. Our researchers are promoting healthy aging from every angle, from helping seniors age in place to ending the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes-linked dementia.

  • Promote Healthy Aging

    We’re Driven to Promote Healthy Aging

  • Addressing the needs of our aging population is a growing challenge. Our researchers are promoting healthy aging from every angle, from helping seniors age in place to ending the devastation of Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes-linked dementia.

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    Marilyn Bruin is devoted to helping aging adults better prepare for their care, and has planned spaces to help them age in place.

    Age-friendly planning
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    Tetyana Shippee, who once lived in a retirement home, is seeking to end ethnic and racial disparities in senior care and help residents find relationships and meaning.

    A new culture of care
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    Neil Henderson is taking a new look at the interplay between diabetes—a nationwide health crisis especially among Native Americans—and dementia.

    A memory keeper
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    Karen Hsiao Ashe has dedicated her life to finding a cure for the most devastating form of dementia—Alzheimer's disease—before it decimates our families and economies.

    Brainpower for brains
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    Joe Gaugler supports family members providing critical care for loved ones—especially those with dementia—through technology solutions and other support.

    Caring for the caregivers

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