- Dong Earns GSA’s 2017 M. Powell Lawton Award
- We are excited to announce that our new special issue is now available online! Please click here to read the issue.
- Family Connections May Become a Double-Edged Sword Impacting U.S. Chinese Older Adults’ Well-Being
- We are dedicated to improving health and well-being of Chinese populations through research, education, training, and sustainable community developments.
- The study reports provide our research findings regarding Chinese families in the greater Chicago area.
- The PINE newsletter provides updates about our work, as well as spotlights on our staff, community partners, and participants.
Who We Are
The Chinese Health, Aging, and Policy Program is built on a synergistic community-academic collaborative partnership between Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, Northwestern University, and many community-based social services agencies with Chinese American Service League and Xilin Asian Community Center as the main community partners.
Family Connections May Become a Double-Edged Sword Impacting U.S. Chinese Older Adults’ Well-Being
"The key to happiness is to not let other people’s faults affect yourself," Said Mr. Zheng, a PINE study participant. Do not miss his great suggestions for staying healthy and happy!
The PINE Study is a community-based participatory population study in the greater Chicago area. We investigated more than 3000 older adults to better understand thier health and well-being.
The piety study aims to examine the health of Chinese adult children, and trys to find out factors impacting the health and aging of Chinese older adults from the perspectives and experiences of these adult children
To our knowledge, the PINE study represents the largest cohort of Chinese older adults for epidemiological research in Western countries. If you are interested in using our data, please submit your data sharing request.
PINE Study Codebook contains our survey instruments and corresponding codes for data analysis. If you are interested in applying for data sharing request for the PINE Study, please check our PINE Study codebook.