The mission of the Boise State University Center for the Study of Aging is to promote the well being of Idaho’s growing population of older citizens. Its goals are to:
- Serve as a resource and clearinghouse for Idaho-specific aging data, information and training opportunities.
- Increase awareness of issues related to aging and the elderly in Idaho’s urban and rural communities,
- Enhance university faculty and researcher expertise in aging related topics.
- Facilitate research that improves the quality of life for older adults.
- Encourage collaborations and partnerships among academics, health and human service providers, community and state leaders, policy makers, universities, students, organizations and agencies, and businesses that are interested in improving the lives of older Idahoans.
- Promote the field of Gerontological Studies to students who plan careers in the field of aging—working with or on behalf of the elderly—and to students who recognize that knowledge of aging issues is valuable in many occupations and careers.
Learn more about the history and accomplishments of the Center for the Study of Aging by clicking here.
The Center draws faculty and researchers from across the Boise State campus. Click here for contact information of individuals with expertise in gerontology.
Sarah Toevs, PhD
Center Phone Number:
Health Sciences Riverside
Boise, ID 83706
Center for the Study of Aging
1910 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725-1835
1835 for interoffice campus mail