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Welcome to ARIA

The University of Alabama Research Institute on Aging (ARIA) is a campus-wide, multidisciplinary research center whose mission is to develop new knowledge, test new interventions, and disseminate information related to mental health and aging. The Institute has 65 faculty associates from diverse departments and colleges at The University of Alabama. Its core faculty collaborate with more than 50 other institutions around the country.

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Measurement Archive

Archived here is a collection of empirically supported measures intended to facilitate research and clinical work with older adults

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Participant Database

The ARIA participant database is a confidential list of people who have agreed to be contacted about participating in future research projects

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Community Resources

ARIA promotes improved quality of life for older adults by compiling local, state, and national resources

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Research Areas

Our applied interdisciplinary research span three focus areas: Biology/Gerosciences, Behavioral Health, Falls Prevention