Check Out NIA’s Redesigned Website
With richer content and more dynamic features, NIA's retooled website  makes it easy to access information and resources on aging research, grants, careers, and more. The home page has tabs highlighting content especially designed for researchers, as well as for the general public and healthcare providers.
Click on "For Researchers" to find links to funding  and training opportunities,  including a page on NIA-specific opportunities for special populations . A quick-links feature takes you directly to a page for early career researchers  and lists of available scientific resources , such as biospecimens, a cell repository, and databases.
Use the website also for an A-Z index  of health and aging information; details about the Institute’s  organization, budget, and staff; news releases  and research highlights; access to NIA’s Alzheimer's Disease Education and Referral (ADEAR) Center ; downloadable publications  on aging for the general public; information en español ; and much more.
NIA Offers New Publications
What are the molecular pathways that may be involved in aging? What are the special issues older people should consider when planning meals and shopping for groceries? And, what have we found out about Alzheimer’s disease recently?
Three of the newest publications for seniors from NIA address these questions and many more. And these aren’t the only new offerings. On the NIA website  you can read, download, or order:
- Biology of Aging: Research Today for a Healthier Tomorrow . From epigenetics to telomerase to stem cells, this lay-language, illustrated booklet introduces key topics in aging research, including ideas about future research directions.
- What’s on Your Plate? Smart Food Choices for Healthy Aging . Nutrients, food safety, food shopping, weight issues, and costs—this extensive guide to nutrition for seniors includes these topics and more, including a sample shopping list and menus.
- Progress Report on Alzheimer's Disease  (online only). This online annual report presents recent research findings and summarizes recently completed and ongoing clinical trials and studies.