Preparing for an Aging Society through Research, Public Service, and Education

The Gerontology Institute carries out basic and applied social and economic research on aging and engages in public education on aging policy issues, with an emphasis in these five areas:

The Gerontology Institute includes four centers:

UMass Boston, LeadingAge Establish New LTSS Research Center
The Gerontology Institute and LeadingAge are joining forces to create the country’s first center combining the resources of applied and academic researchers focused on long-term services and supports.