A-Z Health Topics Index
Biology of Aging
Learn from NIA’s research on the basic biology of aging. Read about the relationship between aging and genetics, metabolism, and the immune system, as well as directions for future study.
Global Health and Aging
This 32-page report from the National Institute on Aging and the World Health Organization looks at global trends in aging and health, with an emphasis on trends in aging, disability, and family structure and what they may indicate for the future.
Shades of Gray: A Cross-Country Study of Health and Well-Being of the Older Populations in SAGE Countries, 2007-2010
This U.S. Census Bureau report based on data from the Study on Global Ageing and Adult Health (SAGE) examines health status and access to health care among older populations in six low- to middle-income countries—China, Ghana, India, Mexico, Russia, and South Africa.