HCOA's Mission and Vision

The Huffington Center On Aging's mission is to advance the quality of late life through exemplary research, education, patient care, and community outreach. Our vision is to add life to years, not just years to life. See our about us page for more information about the center. 

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Doctors are going beyond hospital walls to care for patients

The House calls program is bringing doctors and medical student to the homes of patients. Read more.

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Dr. Meng Wang awarded Pioneer Award from National Institutes of Health

Wang’s project will harness the power of functional genomics and metabolomics and test a new conceptual idea for metabolite-directed signaling communication. View news release.

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Quick test helps identify frailty in elderly

Bijan Najafi, Ph.D., discusses a study that demonstrates a simple test may be able to identify frailty status just as well as conventional assessments.

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Study shows link between Hepatitis C virus, multiple cancers

Dr. Jennifer Kramer and colleagues examine the link between HCV and other cancers within the U.S. elderly population.

Advance Care Planning

Create an Advance Care Plan

Relieve your family from making tough decisions for you and make sure you receive the treatment you want.

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Dr. Melanie Samuel awarded NIH New Innovator Award

Samuel has been awarded the New Innovator Award by National Institutes of Health through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research program. View news release.