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Organizations & Research Centers Organizations that support a wide range of important issues related to growing old.
Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education - a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 130 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad. Administration on Aging -  Promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities. Aging 2.0 - International, interdisciplinary and intergenerational organization focused on changing the conversation from 1.0 (focused on local, clinical, siloed approaches) to 2.0 (collaborative, lifestyle- oriented, opportunity-driven). The Age of No Retirement - Brings together some of the best creative minds in Britain to help organisations realise the social and economic value of all-age thinking. Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions (AME) Center - University of California San Francisco researchers study a range of topics on how people can thrive in both mind and body, especially when under severe adversity (poverty, caregiving, work stress, depression).  AgingWell Hub - Co-founded by The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Philips, NA - committed to making a difference for older Americans. Alliance for Aging Research - Dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. Alzheimers.net - Some of the best links related to Alzheimer’s research. Many of these centers focus on understanding specific aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, while other centers have more comprehensive approach. American Federation for Aging Research - National non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. American Geriatrics Society - Nationwide, not-for-profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people. American Society on Aging - As the largest multidisciplinary association of professionals in the field of aging, ASA offers educational resources across a wide cross-section of issues impacting older adults. American Sociological Association - A non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. Association of Mature American Citizens - Focused on protecting the interests of America’s seniors, offering an alternative perspective on how to best solve the problems faced by seniors today. The National Institute on Aging’s Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA)  - America's longest-running scientific study of human aging. Bread for the World Institute - Provides nonpartisan policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. The Institute has been educating opinion leaders, policymakers, and the public about hunger in the United States and abroad since 1975. Buck Institute - Pioneers in the study of the biology of aging, known as the world’s first biomedical research institution devoted solely to research on aging. Everything it does revolves around its commitment to helping people live better longer. Centre for Ageing Better - UK organization that believes more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society. Professes that changes are needed so more people enjoy good health, are financially secure, socially connected and have a purpose in later life. Columbia Aging Center - An endowed, university-wide, interdisciplinary research and policy center anchored in the Mailman School of Public Health.  Diverse Elders Coalition – Ensures that the needs and perspectives of vulnerable elders would be heard when and where it mattered. Represents millions of diverse older people. Encore - Promotes and supports older adults as one of society’s most undervalued resources. Believes in the need for purpose and connection at every stage of life. Family Caregivers Alliance – Mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers and those they care for through information, services, and advocacy. Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research Foundation - One of the largest and most modern scientific facilities in the world dedicated to solving the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease. Gerontological Society of America - Fosters collaboration between biologists, health professionals, policymakers, behavioral and social scientists, and other age studies scholars and researchers. Hospital at Home® - Provides safe, high-quality, hospital-level care to older adults in the comfort of their own homes. Developed by the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health and tested at medical centers across the country. Human Brain Project – Aims to put in place a cutting-edge research infrastructure that will allow scientific and industrial researchers to advance knowledge in the fields of neuroscience, computing, and brain-related medicine. InfoAging - Draws upon the expertise of scientists funded by the American Federation for Aging Research to provide the latest information in the science of aging. Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture - An interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community at the University of Virginia committed to understanding contemporary cultural change. Institute on Aging -  From UW- Madison, mission is to promote, through excellence in multidisciplinary research, education, and practice, the health and well-being of the rapidly-expanding aging population. International Longevity Centre UK - Think tank on the impact of longevity on society, and what happens next. Believes society has to adapt now so we can all enjoy the benefits of longevity. Wants a society that works for everyone, regardless of their age. The John A. Hartford Foundation – Dedicated to improving the care of older adults. Has awarded more than $565 million in grants to enhance the health and well-being of older people. Juvenescence AI - Combines advances in state-of-the-art technologies, such as AI, with classical development expertise to automate our drug discovery pipeline. LeadingAge  - Part of the Global Ageing Network (formerly IAHSA), which spans 30 countries across the globe. Live Extension Advocacy Foundation -  Mission is to promote biomedical technologies that will increase healthy human lifespan. By crowdfunding research efforts and engaging the public, aims to more quickly bring about a future free from age-related diseases. Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging – Promoting healthy, productive and purposeful aging. MIT Age Lab - Created in 1999 to invent new ideas and creatively translate technologies into practical solutions that improve people’s health and enable them to “do things” throughout the lifespan. National Aging in Place Council – An established a network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help you plan for your future housing and care needs. National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) - Acquires and preserves data relevant to gerontological research. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) - A membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs. National Council on Aging - National leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. National Institute on Aging - Primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research. National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program - An historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. National Research Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at Northwestern University – Offers a wide variety of intellectually stimulating, university-level, non-credit courses and learning opportunities designed for people “50 and better.” Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center  - Understands the physical and emotional toll the disease takes on patients and their families. They’re committed to discovering better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent Alzheimer’s and other dementias. SeniorCare.com - Informs consumers about the realities and options within the senior care industry. Discusses the pivotal issues the country faces as the demand increases for quality senior living and health care for the growing aging population. Senior Corps – A network of national service programs for Americans 55 years and older, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Stanford Center on Longevity - By fostering dialogue and collaborations among typically disconnected worlds, the Center aims to develop workable solutions for urgent issues confronting the world as the population ages. Stanford’s Medicine X  - Catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. Templeton World Charity – A global philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to Big Questions of life and the universe, in areas of science, theology, philosophy, and human society. Sir John Templeton established the Foundation to foster bold, ambitious thinking and creative communications on diverse topics in order to stimulate humility, curiosity, and enthusiasm for new discoveries. USC Longevity Institute - Represents one of the leading institutes for translational research on aging and age-related diseases. VIA Institute of Character - Non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the science of character strengths to the world. Does so by creating and validating surveys of character, supporting researchers, and developing practical strengths-based tools for individuals and professionals, such as therapists, managers and educators.
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“Engagement  with what really matters is the most powerful source of motivation and life satisfaction…”            - Paul Wong
Organizations & Research Centers Organizations that support a wide range of important issues related to growing old. 
Aging Organizations & Research Centers    Publishers (aging)    Philosophy Psychology    Spirituality    Health    Work & Retirement    Publishers (misc)
Aging Organizations & Research Centers    Publishers (aging)    Philosophy Psychology    Spirituality    Health    Work & Retirement    Publishers (misc)
Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education - a membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging. AGHE currently has more than 130 institutional members throughout the United States, Canada, and abroad. Administration on Aging -  Promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities. Aging 2.0 - International, interdisciplinary and intergenerational organization focused on changing the conversation from 1.0 (focused on local, clinical, siloed approaches) to 2.0 (collaborative, lifestyle- oriented, opportunity-driven). The Age of No Retirement - Brings together some of the best creative minds in Britain to help organisations realise the social and economic value of all-age thinking. Aging, Metabolism, and Emotions (AME) Center - University of California San Francisco researchers study a range of topics on how people can thrive in both mind and body, especially when under severe adversity (poverty, caregiving, work stress, depression).  AgingWell Hub - Co-founded by The Global Social Enterprise Initiative at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business and Philips, NA - committed to making a difference for older Americans. Alliance for Aging Research - Dedicated to accelerating the pace of scientific discoveries and their application to vastly improve the universal human experience of aging and health. Alzheimers.net - Some of the best links related to Alzheimer’s research. Many of these centers focus on understanding specific aspects of Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders, while other centers have more comprehensive approach. American Federation for Aging Research - National non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. American Geriatrics Society - Nationwide, not-for- profit society of geriatrics healthcare professionals dedicated to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of older people. American Society on Aging - As the largest multidisciplinary association of professionals in the field of aging, ASA offers educational resources across a wide cross-section of issues impacting older adults. American Sociological Association - A non-profit membership association dedicated to advancing sociology as a scientific discipline and profession serving the public good. Association of Mature American Citizens - Focused on protecting the interests of America’s seniors, offering an alternative perspective on how to best solve the problems faced by seniors today. The National Institute on Aging’s Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging (BLSA)  - America's longest-running scientific study of human aging. Bread for the World Institute - Provides nonpartisan policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. The Institute has been educating opinion leaders, policymakers, and the public about hunger in the United States and abroad since 1975. Buck Institute - Pioneers in the study of the biology of aging, known as the world’s first biomedical research institution devoted solely to research on aging. Everything it does revolves around its commitment to helping people live better longer. Centre for Ageing Better - UK organization that believes more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society. Professes that changes are needed so more people enjoy good health, are financially secure, socially connected and have a purpose in later life. Columbia Aging Center - An endowed, university-wide, interdisciplinary research and policy center anchored in the Mailman School of Public Health.  Diverse Elders Coalition – Ensures that the needs and perspectives of vulnerable elders would be heard when and where it mattered. Represents millions of diverse older people.  Encore - Promotes and supports older adults as one of society’s most undervalued resources. Believes in the need for purpose and connection at every stage of life. Family Caregivers Alliance – Mission is to improve the quality of life for caregivers and those they care for through information, services, and advocacy. Fisher Center for Alzheimers Research Foundation - One of the largest and most modern scientific facilities in the world dedicated to solving the puzzle of Alzheimer’s disease. Gerontological Society of America - Fosters collaboration between biologists, health professionals, policymakers, behavioral and social scientists, and other age studies scholars and researchers. Hospital at Home® - Provides safe, high-quality, hospital-level care to older adults in the comfort of their own homes. Developed by the Johns Hopkins Schools of Medicine and Public Health and tested at medical centers across the country. Human Brain Project – Aims to put in place a cutting- edge research infrastructure that will allow scientific and industrial researchers to advance knowledge in the fields of neuroscience, computing, and brain- related medicine. InfoAging - Draws upon the expertise of scientists funded by the American Federation for Aging Research to provide the latest information in the science of aging. Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture - An interdisciplinary research center and intellectual community at the University of Virginia committed to understanding contemporary cultural change. Institute on Aging -  From UW- Madison, mission is to promote, through excellence in multidisciplinary research, education, and practice, the health and well- being of the rapidly-expanding aging population. International Longevity Centre UK - Think tank on the impact of longevity on society, and what happens next. Believes society has to adapt now so we can all enjoy the benefits of longevity. Wants a society that works for everyone, regardless of their age. The John A. Hartford Foundation – Dedicated to improving the care of older adults. Has awarded more than $565 million in grants to enhance the health and well-being of older people. Juvenescence AI - Combines advances in state-of-the- art technologies, such as AI, with classical development expertise to automate our drug discovery pipeline. LeadingAge  - Part of the Global Ageing Network (formerly IAHSA), which spans 30 countries across the globe. Live Extension Advocacy Foundation -  Mission is to promote biomedical technologies that will increase healthy human lifespan. By crowdfunding research efforts and engaging the public, aims to more quickly bring about a future free from age-related diseases. Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging – Promoting healthy, productive and purposeful aging. MIT Age Lab - Created in 1999 to invent new ideas and creatively translate technologies into practical solutions that improve people’s health and enable them to “do things” throughout the lifespan. National Aging in Place Council – An established a network of professionals from the private, public and non-profit sectors who can help you plan for your future housing and care needs. National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging (NACDA) - Acquires and preserves data relevant to gerontological research. National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) - A membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the 256 Title VI Native American aging programs. National Council on Aging - National leader and trusted partner to help people aged 60+ meet the challenges of aging. National Institute on Aging - Primary Federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research. National Institutes of Health All of Us Research Program - An historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health. National Research Center for Osher Lifelong Learning Institutes at Northwestern University – Offers a wide variety of intellectually stimulating, university-level, non-credit courses and learning opportunities designed for people “50 and better.” Rush Alzheimer’s Disease Center  - Understands the physical and emotional toll the disease takes on patients and their families. They’re committed to discovering better ways to diagnose, treat and prevent Alzheimer’s and other dementias. SeniorCare.com - Informs consumers about the realities and options within the senior care industry. Discusses the pivotal issues the country faces as the demand increases for quality senior living and health care for the growing aging population. Senior Corps – A network of national service programs for Americans 55 years and older, made up of three primary programs that each take a different approach to improving lives and fostering civic engagement. Stanford Center on Longevity - By fostering dialogue and collaborations among typically disconnected worlds, the Center aims to develop workable solutions for urgent issues confronting the world as the population ages. Stanford’s Medicine X  - Catalyst for new ideas about the future of medicine and health care. The initiative explores how emerging technologies will advance the practice of medicine, improve health, and empower patients to be active participants in their own care. Templeton World Charity – A global philanthropic catalyst for discoveries relating to Big Questions of life and the universe, in areas of science, theology, philosophy, and human society. Sir John Templeton established the Foundation to foster bold, ambitious thinking and creative communications on diverse topics in order to stimulate humility, curiosity, and enthusiasm for new discoveries. USC Longevity Institute - Represents one of the leading institutes for translational research on aging and age-related diseases. VIA Institute of Character - Non-profit organization dedicated to bringing the science of character strengths to the world. Does so by creating and validating surveys of character, supporting researchers, and developing practical strengths-based tools for individuals and professionals, such as therapists, managers and educators.