Aging

With funding from the New York Capital Region Research Alliance and inspiration from a White House initiative to advance brain research, UAlbany faculty researchers continue tackling Alzheimer’s disease.

Research encompasses new treatments, an early detection sensor, and a diagnostic method to differentiate Alzheimer’s from other forms of dementia. Faculty utilize evidence-based practice modeling to support health and life-long learning among aged persons.


  • Shaw

    The Changing Health Patterns of Older Adults

    Benjamin Shaw of the School of Public Health is conducting a four-year National Institutes of Health-funded study on how older adults’ patterns of physical activity, substance use, and health care utilization change with increasing age.


  • McCallion

    Fostering Collaborations for Better Caregiving

    School of Social Welfare Professor Philip McCallion’s research has made significant scholarly contributions to caregiving and community-based aging efforts.