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Institute on Aging

BC Talks Aging: Online Learning Modules. Click photo for details Grant opportunities for faculty and students. Click photo for details Faculty with an interest in aging-related issues. Click photo for details.

The Institute on Aging enables Boston College to excel as a beacon for expertise addressing the challenges and exploiting the opportunities presented by individual and societal aging.

A distinguishing characteristic of the IOA is our holistic approach to the challenges and opportunities of aging in the 21st Century. We foster interdisciplinary education, research and knowledge dissemination regarding spiritual, physical, social, financial, and emotional dimensions of well-being of older adults and their families. The Institute builds upon the contributions of existing university centers whose primary focus is on older adults.  


Delirium, Depression and Dementia

The IOA has released the fourth module in the BC Talks Aging series: Delirium, Depression and Dementia. Watch BC Talks Aging Module IV »


The IOA is pleased to offer several opportunities for consideration of grant proposals for projects at Boston College that make contributions to the field of aging. CFP Details »