PARC supports highly interdisciplinary research on aging by funding pilot projects, hosting a weekly seminar series and a working paper series, and maintaining a secure data enclave for access to sensitive aging-related data. Research associates conduct research on population and individual processes in the areas of aging, including the determinants and effects of population composition and processes. They are also involved in large data collection projects in the U.S. and abroad.

Research Areas:
Cognitive Aging and the Demography of Dementia
Disability, Health Care and Long-Term Care
Effects of Interventions on Population Health
Health Trends and Disparities
Consequences of U.S. and Global Aging

Global Aging and Health
Early-life Conditions and Older Adult Health, Behavior and Well-Being

Media Contact: Shannon Crane, 215-898-5375, scrane@sas.upenn.edu