RCCN Conferences

Through a series of conferences, the RCCN will bring together scientists from multiple disciplines, many for the first time.

Our conferences will provide the environment to share views among scientists from different disciplines and to promote conversations and interchanges that otherwise would not happen. By focusing on common problems from differing perspectives, new approaches can emerge for solving important problems facing older persons and our aging society.

The RCCN will foster the development of early-career faculty interest and competencies in multidisciplinary research by sponsoring tailored didactic activities.

Conference proceedings will be disseminated for the benefit of the larger aging research community and the public. A pilot program tied to the conference series will provide seed money for new inter-center research partnerships.

Achieving and Sustaining Behavior Change
to Benefit Older Adults

Request for Inter-NIA Center Pilot Proposals on Behavioral Change to Benefit Older Adults

Deadline: March 4, 2019

A page of frequently asked questions for this RFA is available here.

There will be a conference call to discuss this RFA held on Wednesday, January 23 from 4-5pm ET. Register for this conference call here.

The first 1.5 day conference focused on achieving and sustaining behavioral change in older adults. The meeting included sessions on individual and contextual level determinants of achieving and sustaining behavior change, active strategies to achieve and maintain behavior change, the health system’s role in improving health of older adults, and approaches to trial recruitment and health system focused interventions. The meeting was followed by a post-workshop session for early career investigators.

View the agenda for this workshop here.
Access presentation slides, recordings, and a summary of the workshop here.