Established in 1988 through a generous endowment by the late Roy M. and Phyllis Gough Huffington, the Huffington Center on Aging is recognized as one of the leading academic centers in the field of aging and geriatrics. The center is devoted to a multifaceted approach to improving the lives of aging individuals, and maintains excellence through:
- Pursuing leading research in both basic understanding of aging, and novel therapeutic and treatment options
- Educating future leaders in gerontology, geriatrics, and the biology of aging
- Enhancing the quality of life of older people through providing inpatient and outpatient care, working with the section of Geriatrics in the Department of Medicine.
- Providing resources to the general public, to improve their knowledge of aging and healthcare and lifestyle advice for healthy aging
The Huffington Center On Aging's Mission: Advancing quality of late life through exemplary research, education, patient care, and community outreach.
HCOA Vision: To add life to years, not just years to life.