Advancing research and public understanding of aging, along with preparing a better future for the society of older citizens is the mission of Robert N. Butler Columbia Aging Center. You can contribute to the future of aging by helping our center reach its goals by making a gift for the Columbia Aging Center. We are grateful for every gift, regardless of the amount. If you wish to make a donation, please follow the link below:



People from all walks of life can choose from a multitude of research studies and outreach activities to volunteer at the Columbia Aging Center. If you are interested in volunteering, please contact us here


Participating in Research

To participate in one of our empirical studies conducted at the Aging Lab, please contact us here. At different times studies in one or more of our research areas are underway.