Mission & Vision


To conduct high quality knowledge translation, rigorous research and education to advance health and social care promoting the health & wellbeing of people aging across the life cycle.

Key priorities include:

  • Aging in Place
  • Dementia and Seniors’ Mental Health
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Health & Aging
  • Palliative Care


CERAH will be a recognized leader in education and research regionally, provincially, nationally, and internationally in the areas of aging and health.


  • We hold an appreciation for the contributions and participation of all who work towards our vision
  • We espouse cultural humility in our daily practice and interactions with community
  • We aspire to contribute to reconciliation with Indigenous peoples
  • We embrace ingenuity, free thinking, creativity, and collaboration
  • We exemplify professional, ethical, and inclusive behaviour
  • We act from a place of compassion, dedication, integrity, and respect
  • We believe in being regionally responsive and promoting local capacity