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National Institute on Aging

NIA leads a broad scientific effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is the primary federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease research.

Learn more about NIA

Learn about NIA's work to improve research workforce diversity in aging research.

Order free NIA publications on healthy aging and Alzheimer’s. Available in English and Spanish.

Important updates on the NIH Research Continuity and Retention Supplement program, which can help early-career investigators during crucial life junctures.

Aging Research Programs & Activities

Resources for Health Professionals

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    Alzheimers.gov

    Explore the Alzheimers.gov website for information and resources on Alzheimer’s and related dementias from across the federal government.

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