The Center's goal is to foster academic/community collaboratons between gerontological researchers in the academic settings and agencies serving the public health and individual health needs of the community of older adults. Current collaborations include:
- University of Massachusetts Boston, Gerontology Institute, Age-Friendly University 5-campus UMass System global network initiative.
- University of New England,Center for Excellence in Aging and Health, Thomas Meuser, Ph.D., Director
- University of Connecticut, International Center for Life Story Innovations and Practice, Juliette Shellman, Ph.D., APHN-BC, Director
- University of Maine – Bangor, Center on Aging, Lenard W. Kaye, DSW/Ph.D., Director