Ageing Well National Science Challenge
Kia eke kairangi ki te taikaumātuatanga

Harnessing science to sustain health and wellbeing into the later years of life

Our Mission

To push back disability thresholds so that all New Zealanders reach their full potential through the life course, particularly in the latter years of life.

Our Research Strands

The Challenge supports research under five interlinking strands to address our mission.

Value older people in all settings

Enhance age-friendly environment

Maintain wellness, independence and autonomy

Promote social integration and engagement

Reduce disability and the impact of disability

Ageing Well

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Upcoming Events

18 Oct 18

He ora te whakapiri: Unleashing the potential of New Zealand life course research

Te Papa, Wellington

25 Oct 18

Tackling Dementia: It’s everybody’s business

Auckland, NZ

20 Nov 18 - 22 Nov 18

2018 National Kaumātua Service Providers Conference

New Plymouth, NZ

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