About the Institute

The University of Louisville Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging empowers older adults to flourish by building collaborative community networks of research, education, innovation and practice. We are dedicated to bringing about a new vision of aging where individuals and society are able to approach aging as an opportunity, not as a disease.

The Institute for Sustainable Health & Optimal Aging is a non-profit affiliated with the University of Louisville in Louisville, Kentucky. We a
pply a transdisciplinary focus connecting stakeholders in the aging services community to support optimal aging. We provide resources for older adults, caregivers, businesses, service providers, and academics. Click here to download our brochure.

The Institute connects all those involved in improving the lives of older adults through our four transdisciplinary core pillars:


For a deeper look at the Institute, take a look at our 2016 Annual Report.