About the RAND Center for the Study of Aging

The RAND Center for the Study of Aging focuses on understanding the complex needs of an aging population. The RAND Center for the Study of Aging was founded in 1989 as one of the Centers on the Demography of Aging established by theNational Institute on Aging (NIA). The Center supports the research of approximately 60 researchers with expertise in the social and economic well-being of older adults. Their backgrounds include demography, economics, medicine, psychology, public health, sociology, statistics, and survey research.

Current research is funded by AARP, the Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality (AHRQ), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Labor (DOL), the John A. Hartford Foundation, the National Institute on Aging (NIA), the National Institute on Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities, the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, the Social Security Administration (SSA), among others.

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