Sanford Center for Aging

Sanford Center for Aging

senior couple with autumn leaves

Welcome to the 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.

Sanford Students and Faculty

Gerontology Education

We offer premier learning programs for undergraduates, graduate students, and professionals interested in the field of aging. We are committed to educating students about aging as well as serving the community by organizing events with older adults within the community.

Nevada Geriatric Education Center

Nevada Geriatric Education Center

The Nevada Geriatric Education Center (NGEC) is committed to improving the health care delivered to older adults by providing education, information, and resources to health professionals and faculty.

sanford center geriatric clinic

Sanford Center Geriatric Clinic

Our specialty care clinic offers a "whole person" assessment and chronic care management services, provided by a multidisciplinary team, centered around the goals, strengths and needs of each client.

Sanford Geriatric Clinic

Translational Research

The center supports faculty and students engaged in aging-related research from across the University of Nevada, Reno. Through collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches, the center strives to promote an enhanced understanding of aging and the aging experience.

Sanford Volunteers

Community Outreach

In honoring Jean Sanford’s legacy of commitment to community service, the center develops and offers a variety of community outreach programs intended to meet the physical, mental and social needs of elders in our community.