Our mission at Arizona Center of Aging (ACOA) is to promote healthy and functional lives for older adults through comprehensive programs in research, education and training, and clinical care.

Welcome

Message from the Directors

ACOA exists in order to improve quality of living and extend the lifespan of older adults. We want to eradicate the diseases and conditions that occur in advanced age, and to unleash the unparalleled wisdom, energy and experience of older adults for the benefit of all the world.

Mindy Fain, MD,
Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD

Co-Directors, Arizona Center on Aging

Advances in Aging Lecture Series

Date: 2nd Monday of each month
Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 PM 
Location: 1501 N. Campbell Avenue - Kiewit Auditorium, Arizona Cancer Center  
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A light lunch is served. For questions, please contact Rachel Peterson at rpeterson@aging.arizona.edu
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News & Media

UA students highlighted in HBRN Scholar Spotlight

Congratulations to our University of Arizona Healthy Brain Research Network Scholars!


Dr. Jane Mohler on the benefits of lifelong friendships, Daily Star, February 2, 2018

Meaningful relationships and social integration stave off social loneliness


Dr. Jane Mohler on the benefits of physical exercise, Daily Star, January 21, 2018

“All of us want to maintain our independence and well-being,” said Mohler, explaining that falling, cognitive impairment and frailty all represent loss of independence. “Cognitive decline can be staved off or slowed by physical activity.”