VCoA Briefs and Reports

Issue Briefs

The following issue briefs present evidence-based insights into critical topics identified by the community. 

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Ageism Elder Abuse and Mistreatment Social Security Dementia in Virginia


Research Briefs

The following research briefs provide concise, one-page infographic summaries of recent research published by our amazing GeroAging staff and faculty members. 

Generational Bias: Perpetuating the Cycle of Age-Based Discrimination Next Critical Turn for Ageism Research: The Intersections of Ageism & Ableism


Do you or your organization have a pressing issue facing Virginians as we all grow older? Would you like to consult with VCoA on creating an issue brief?  If so, please email Catherine MacDonald at


Annual Reports/Updates