We promote the physical, mental, cognitive, and social health of older adults by elevating strategies that influence community environments, preventive services, and individual behaviors to support healthy aging.
We advance strategies that optimize brain health and improve cognitive functioning for all, and address inequities in the health and economic impacts of dementia across diverse populations.
Integrated Health and Home Care
With growing evidence that health and long-term services and supports can be provided at lower cost and higher quality in home-and community-based settings, we advance new models to provide comprehensive, coordinated, person-centered care.
To realize the promise of technology to support the health, independence, and mobility of older adults, we promote the creation and delivery of promising products and services.
By the Numbers
Older adults who have positive perceptions of aging live on average 7.5 years longer.
of Americans who reach age 65 will someday need a high level of help with everyday activities such as bathing, dressing, and eating.
that can reduce the risk of dementia if addressed: hearing loss, hypertension, obesity, smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation, and diabetes.
Three Trends Shaping the Politics of Aging
Read the article by Center for the Future of Aging's Senior Director, Nora Super, in the Oxford Academic.Read the Article
Long-Term Care: a Landscape Analysis
The Center for the Future of Aging collaborated with the Innovative Finance teams to tackle one of the nation's most pressing challenges: financing and delivering long-term care (LTC). This analysis highlights the barriers to LTC needs and offers recommendations on improving LTC throughout the United States.Learn More
Reducing the Cost and Risk of Dementia
An in-depth analysis on the value of brain health and the effects of dementia on diverse communities.Read the Report
Social Isolation Impact Summit 07.01.20
The Motion Picture & Television Fund and the Milken Institute Center for the Future of Aging co-hosted a Social Isolation Impact to discuss innovative approaches, tools, and resources to help us all respond to the needs of older adults now.Watch the Summit
Building a Dementia-Capable Workforce amid COVID-19
To address the impact COVID-19 is having on people with dementia and their caregivers, this brief analyzes recent policy and funding updates and recommends steps to build a COVID-19-ready, dementia-capable workforce.Read the Brief