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

Sharon Kha: Living with Parkinson's OpEd

Sharon Kha: Opinion Piece, "Living with Parkinson's, I feel your kindnesses" published in the Arizona Daily Star on April 11, 2019


Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol, March 21, 2019

Family Caregiver Day at the Capitol, March 21, Offers Opportunity to Advocate for Elderly

Lisa M. O'Neill, MPH, DBH and Rosemary Browne, MD advocate for the elderly with Arizona state policy makers.


Researchers to Compete in ‘Shark Tank,’ Demo Technology, More at Research Day, Feb. 13

University of Arizona researchers will compete in a Shark Tank-style competition, demonstrate their medical technology and more during Research Day, a first-of-its-kind event coordinated by the UA College of Medicine – Tucson.