Vision, Mission, & Values


CERAH will be a recognized leader at the regional, provincial, national and international levels in the field of aging and health.


To conduct high quality knowledge translation through rigorous research and evidence-based education to advance health and social care for an aging population and promote the health & well being of people aging across the life span.  Key priorities include:

  • Aging at Home
  • Dementia & Geriatric Mental Health
  • Health Promotion & Exercise and Chronic Disease Management
  • Indigenous Peoples’ Health & Aging
  • Palliative Care 


  • We hold an appreciation for the contributions and participation of all who work towards our vision
  • We embrace entrepreneurship, free thinking, creativity
  • We believe in interdisciplinary collaboration
  • We exemplify professional, ethical and inclusive behaviour
  • We strive toward excellence in research and education
  • We act from a place of compassion, dedication, integrity and respect
  • We believe in being regionally responsive and promoting local capacity