- To serve as a collaborative, multidisciplinary hub of science and translation in the field of aging.
- To conduct cutting-edge research that will result in longer and healthier lives for older adults.
- To train the next generation of scholars who will propel and advance the challenging fields of gerontology and geriatrics for future generations.
- To translate scientific advances into new and better models of clinical care and health promotion for older adults.
- To build and strengthen community partnerships that enhance quality of life for older adults and their families.
- To apply life-course perspectives that view aging and successful adaptation as processes that unfold across the entire lifespan.