Signature Themes

Health, disease, and mortality risks at older ages

Health, Disease, and Mortality Risks at Older Ages, has been a guiding framework of research at PARC from Year 1 of the Center. Read More...

Early-life conditions and older adult health, behavior and well-being

Early-life conditions and older adult health, behavior and well-being is firmly rooted in understanding aging as a process, rather than a discrete stage. Many of us use a life-course framework, relating current status to earlier life decisions. This... Read More...

Global Aging and Health

Global Health and Aging focuses on studies of sociocultural, economic, and environmental circumstances impacting the well-being of older individuals around the world, and analyses of physical, mental and cognitive aging trajectories in diverse and... Read More...

Health Disparities

This new PARC theme addresses health disparities and racial, ethnic, rural/urban, environmental, and geographic health disparities. Read More...

Domestic/international perspectives on well-being at older ages

Perspectives on well-being at older ages, emphasizes life-cycle decision-making and old-age financial security and their interactions with changing work patterns, family support, savings and pensions, health insurance, and health care systems.... Read More...