Johns Hopkins Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology

Providing the high quality clinical care to improve the health of older adults and society by creating, translating, and disseminating knowledge through education and research.

Johns Hopkins Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center

Discovering new treatments that are directed at the basic mechanisms of disease. Providing clinical evaluation for any persons seeking medical assistance for progressive changes in mental ability.

Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Care in Aging

An inter-professional initiative using novel approaches to enhance the yield of programs, policies, practices, and tools to help diverse older adults and family members remain healthy, independent, and living in their own homes and communities

Johns Hopkins Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology & Clinical Research

Promoting the application of rigorous methods to conduct clinical, epidemiological, and translational research that strengthens the practice of medicine, advances the health of people, and improves the health of populations through educational programs and research.

Johns Hopkins Medicine Healthy Aging

A variety of Johns Hopkins articles and lifestyle tips, supporting the discovery of ways to improve health as we age.

Maryland Commission on Aging

Provides statewide leadership on diverse senior issues and advocates for practical solutions.

Administration on Aging

Government agency that promotes the well-being of older individuals by providing services and programs designed to help them live independently in their homes and communities.

Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Referral Center

Compiles, archives, and disseminates information concerning Alzheimer’s disease for health professionals, people with Alzheimer’s Disease and their families, and the public.

National Institute on Aging

Dedicated to understanding the nature of aging, supporting the health and well being of older adults, and extending healthy, active years of life for more people.

National Institutes of Health

Seeking fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and the application of that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce illness and disability.

American Federation for Aging

The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research.

American Geriatrics Society

Non-profit organization of nearly 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people.

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education

Membership organization of colleges and universities that offer education, training, and research programs in the field of aging.

British Society of Gerontology

Providing a multidisciplinary forum for researchers and other individuals interested in the situations of older people, and in how knowledge about ageing and later life can be enhanced and improved.

Gerontological Society of America

An interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging whose principal mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.

National Academy on an Aging Society

A non-partisan public policy institute, which actively conducts and compiles research on issues related to population aging and provides information to the public, the press, policymakers, and the academic community.

The Brookdale Foundation Group

Enhancing the quality of life of America’s elderly.

Ginkgo Evaluation of Memory Study

The goal of this study is to find out if medicine made from the plant Ginkgo Bilbao can prevent or delay the changes in memory, thinking, and personality that can occur as people get older.

Cardiovascular Health Study

Observational study of risk factors for cardiovascular disease in adults 65 years or older.

National Health & Aging Trends Study

Conducted by the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, this study is intended to foster research that will guide efforts to reduce disability, maximize health and independent functioning, and enhance quality of life at older ages.