Welcome to Sanford Center for Aging

Our mission is to enhance the quality of life and well-being among elders through education, translational research and community outreach. We bring this mission to life through a variety of programs, services, educational coursework and clinical services, all designed to improve the quality of life for elders.

Community Services

Our volunteer-based programs serve and support adults in Washoe County over 60 years old who have limited social support and transportation options.

Healthcare Education

We offer education of health care professionals, faculty and students and care partners to enhance the quality of life for elders in our community.

Gerontology Academics

We offer a Gerontology Minor and Gerontology Certificate for anyone interested in the field of aging.