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


helping seniors successfully age


West Health Institute

We are focused on supporting and creating healthcare delivery models that enable seniors to successfully age in place, with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life and independence.

What We Do

The Gary and Mary West Health Institute is a 501(c)(3) medical research organization dedicated to helping seniors successfully age in place, with access to high-quality, affordable health and support services that preserve and protect their dignity, quality of life and independence.


West Health works with hospitals, healthcare organizations, and foundations across the U.S. with the goal of accelerating the research and development of new, more effective ways of delivering care for seniors.

  • UC San Diego Health

  • Scripps Health

    Scripps is a private, nonprofit, integrated health system in San Diego, California committed to providing the highest quality care to you and your family. Whether you are looking for some of the best doctors in San Diego or need care at one of our top-ranked hospitals, Scripps offers excellent medical care as well as preventive

  • Carlos Slim Health Institute

    The Carlos Slim Health Institute is a non profit organization devoted to generate solutions aimed to help solve the main health issues afflicting Latin America and Mexico’s most vulnerable population.

  • MedStar Washington Hospital Center

  • Geisinger Health System

  • Serving Seniors

    Helping seniors in poverty live healthy and fulfilling lives. The new mission had to clearly demonstrate our core values and for us, it is all about changing and saving the lives of seniors struggling to meet their basic needs.

  • The John A. Hartford Foundation

  • Home Centered Care Institute (HCCI)

  • Meals on Wheels America

    Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network exists in virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time. For more information, or to find a Meals on Wheels provider near you, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org.

  • Brown University School of Public Health

    Through research, education, and public service, the Brown University School of Public Health strives to improve the health of individuals as well as populations. Working within all of Brown University, and the wider community, students benefit from substantial opportunities to gain and apply knowledge, while faculty members put their findings into practice to impact local, state, and national policy.


The West Health leadership team is passionate about bringing healthcare change to seniors.

See our leadership

Contact Information

West Health Institute

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10350 N. Torrey Pines Road
La Jolla, CA 92037