For more than 50 years, the Institute for Aging Research has initiated hundreds of studies that challenge health-related assumptions commonly associated with aging. Our findings have a direct and positive impact on the standard of care and quality of life for seniors around the world.
We are a research affiliate of Harvard Medical School and our highly regarded researchers collaborate with other renowned health care institutions around the world. As a part of Hebrew SeniorLife, our goal is to further our shared mission to redefine the aging experience.
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November 23, 2016
Hebrew SeniorLife's Dr. Marian Hannan Receives Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award.
BOSTON – The American College of Rheumatology has recently chosen Marian T. Hannan D.Sc., M.P.H. of Hebrew SeniorLife’s Institute for Aging Research as this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Investigative Mentoring Award.
Understanding Falling in Old Age
It's hard for a young, vigorous person to imagine that tripping on a rug or a slippery sidewalk could cause a life-threatening injury. But for some older people, it could mean exactly that. Understanding the causes of falls among the elderly and finding ways to prevent them is a major subject of research at the Institute for Aging Research.