Center for the Advanced Study of Aging Services Research Labs
We support research and development regarding innovative programs and services designed to improve the lives of older persons. Collaboration is also an important goal of the Center, bringing together academics, service providers, community leaders, policy makers, consumers, students and others interested in improving services for the elderly. We also work to improve the training of social workers to meet the needs of a growing and ever-changing population of older Americans. Developing effective leaders and scholars committed to solving complex social problems; Producing, disseminating and utilizing research to improve social-service delivery and policy through critical thinking and evidence-based knowledge; and Preparing the next generation of culturally competent social workers, researchers and educators dedicated to serving the most vulnerable members of our society.