The Cornell Institute for Translational Research on Aging (CITRA) promotes translational research on aging, including the development, implementation, and dissemination of innovative, evidence-based intervention programs.
Retirees learn about sustainable energy during recent field trip to a solar-powered residence as part of the RISE program.
Participants in the Retirees in Service of the Environment (RISE) Program
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Karl Pillemer in conversation with 87-year old alumna Helen Rosenblatt for The Legacy Project: Older Americans offer tips and advice on surviving and thriving.
- Promote community-based, translational research on the problems affecting older people
- Develop innovative methods to bridge the gap between research and practice
- Encourage community–researcher partnerships in the field
- Create a network of investigators committed to translational research on aging
- Improve the translation of research findings into programs and policies that benefit older persons
- Strengthen evidence-based practice in the field of aging