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The University of Rochester Aging Institute

Promoting Vitality in Aging through discovery, collaboration and innovation.

UR Aging Institute: Vital Living, Care & Discovery

The University of Rochester Aging Institute (URAI) is a University-wide initiative that integrates existing aging-related strengths and expertise, spanning a myriad of departments, schools and research centers across campuses, including research, patient care, education and community outreach. We aim to empower patients to achieve healthful longevity by promoting vitality, health, independence, and engagement of all adults as they age.

The URAI provides a framework for collaboration related to three pillars of strength across the entire University and Greater Rochester region:

  • Vital Discovery: Research
  • Vital Care: Age-Friendly Health Services
  • Vital Living: Community Collaboration

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SMH, HH Achieve Highest Level of Age-Friendly Health System Certification

Data show Strong Memorial and Highland hospitals' efforts to improve care for seniors are working. This certification is a key milestone in a "transformative journey to ensure age-friendly care to older adults across all UR Medicine care settings," said Annette Medina-Walpole, M.D., chief of Geriatrics and Aging, and director of the University of Rochester Aging Institute.

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May 24, 2023
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Division of Geriatrics & Aging Present at AGS Conference

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Teresa Halbert Receives Borten Nursing Fellowship

April 1, 2023
UR Aging Institute Supports United and Healing through Hope Event

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