Vision, Mission and Values


To be one of the top 5 innovation institutes for aging in the world.


The Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging enhances the quality of life and care of older adults through partnerships in research, education and practice.


Excellence. We deliver quality in acquiring and integrating knowledge which underpins all that we do.

Innovation. We strive to advance research, education and practice beyond the status quo.

Collaboration. We demonstrate strong partnerships with research and education institutions, government and the community so that together we can make and sustain meaningful and positive change in the lives of older adults.

Relevance. We strive for innovation that is informed by both research and practice.

Transparency. We operate in a manner that demonstrates openness and with integrity in all aspects of our business.

Accountability. We are good stewards of donor’s money and follow ethics and governance in accordance to the Association of Fundraising Professionals.