For more than 50 years, the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research has initiated hundreds of studies that challenge health-related assumptions commonly associated with aging. Our findings have a direct and positive impact on the standard of care and quality of life for seniors around the world.
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Postdoctoral Positions in Translational Aging Research Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 T32 APPLICATION PERIOD NOW OPEN!
Understanding Falling in Old Age
It's hard for a young, vigorous person to imagine that tripping on a rug or a slippery sidewalk could cause a life-threatening injury. But for some older people, it could mean exactly that. Understanding the causes of falls among the elderly and finding ways to prevent them is a major subject of research at the Marcus Institute.