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NIA Celebrates 50 Years!

For 50 years, the institute has led a broad scientific research effort to understand the nature of aging and to extend the healthy, active years of life. NIA is also the primary federal agency supporting and conducting Alzheimer's disease and related dementias research.

Learn more about NIA's history

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.

Apply by July 2 to build a centralized NIH approach for palliative care research and training.

Aging Research Programs & Activities

Resources for Health Professionals

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

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