Vulnerable Populations Aging Research Core

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Older adults are vastly underrepresented in research, which is even more pronounced for older adults with medical vulnerability (e.g., cognitive impairment and complex multi-morbidity) and/or social vulnerability (e.g., social isolation, poverty, limited literacy, homelessness, etc.). 

The Vulnerable Populations Aging Research Core (VARC) will assist investigators with the skills and expertise needed to enroll and retain older subjects for a range of study designs, particularly those with medical or social vulnerability. 

The VARC can provide consultation for the following:  


Resources for Research in Vulnerable and Aging Populations and with Diverse Teams

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Team Expertise

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