Our focus is on making successful aging a reality for our nation's seniors.

We’re

helping seniors successfully age

LEARN MORE ABOUT SUCCESSFUL AGING
  • The “New Old Age” – Working Together to Build New Models of Care for Seniors

    blog by Shelley Lyford

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  • Join Oct. 5 free webcast on senior oral healthcare

    Tune in to the launch of the Gary and Mary West Senior Dental Center

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  • Struggling Seniors: The Nation’s Hidden Poor

    More Seniors are Getting By With Less, With Almost a Third of Seniors Living in Poverty

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  • UC San Diego reimagines geriatric emergency care

    An aging population is causing some healthcare providers to rethink how they care for older Americans

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We are helping seniors age successfully through:

Applied Medical Research

The West Health Institute conducts applied medical research to generate the evidence needed for healthcare providers, policymakers and communities to adopt models of care that better serve seniors and their families.

See our Work in Applied Medical Research

Policy and Advocacy

The West Health Policy Center provides research and education to advance policy and payment reform in conjunction with the West Health Institute’s advocacy efforts in support of enabling seniors to successfully age in place.

See our work in Policy and Advocacy

Outcomes-Based Philanthropy

The Gary and Mary West Foundation provides outcomes-based funding to support successful aging initiatives with collaborators that include leading academic institutions and senior-focused nonprofit organizations.

See Our Outcomes-Based Philanthropy

News & Blog

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