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Distance Education

Series in Applied Gerontology Education

The OSU S.A.G.E. Series is a three-course distance learning program which provides a Certificate of Completion in Gerontology.  S.A.G.E. is appropriate for professionals currently working in aging or those wishing to pursue a career serving older adults; administrators, regulators, direct service providers, policy makers, program evaluators, and others caring for our aging population.

Topics in Gerontology

Topics in Gerontology is a cost effective, on-line education program appropriate for a wide audience of students interested in continuing education and professional development in aging. Whether you are a seasoned gerontology professional or new to the field, you will find modules that are enlightening and helpful in your service to older adults.

Sunset

Series to Understand, Nurture and Support
End-of-Life Transitions

SUNSET offers continuing education modules developed to enhance the knowledge and skills of those caring for others or working in a long-term care setting where people are at the most vulnerable points in their lives — at the end of life.

AASC

Professional Service Coordinator
Certificate Program

The PSC Program is a partnership between the Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies and the American Association of Service Coordinators that provides on-line professional development and continuing education for Service Coordinators working with older adults, at risk families, and persons with disabilities toward independent living.

Health Literacy

Health Literacy Distance Education Program

The AHEC Health Literacy Program offers comprehensive continuing education in the field of health literacy.  Modules are appropriate for physicians, nurses, therapists, counselors, and all health practitioners providing direct or indirect patient care.

Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging

The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging is a university-wide program that offers current OSU graduate and professional students advanced educational opportunities in the field of aging. The Specialization’s core curriculum focuses on the basic components of gerontology shared by many disciplines, while the electives allow students to pursue either a research agenda or a more clinically-oriented pathway.

Healthcare

Clinical Services

Physicians trained in geriatric medicine possess unique expertise in caring for patients as they age. Personalized care can be established for patients over the age of 65 through the Division of General Internal Medicine and the Department of Family Medicine at The Ohio State University. Read more…

Careers in Aging

A career in aging brings many opportunities in health care, social and supportive services, wellness and prevention, advocacy, education, community-based programming, and more. Learn more.

Ohio State University Retirees Association

The Ohio State University Retirees Association is an organization for retired faculty and staff that

OSURA offers free membership to Ohio State retirees during their first year of retirement; after that, annual dues are $20 which cover both the retiree and spouse. Life membership is encouraged and costs $230.

Recent News

We've Updated Our Website Addresses!

Wednesday February 2017

The Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies has recently updated two of our website addresses.  The main Office website is now found at aging.osu.edu. On this website, you will find a list of our distance education offerings, information about the OSU Graduate Interdisciplinary...

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Welcome Jessica Krok, Ph.D. to the OSU Aging Studies Family

Monday February 2017

Dr. Krok joins Health and Rehabilitation Sciences FacultyThe Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Studies wish to congratulate Jessica Krok, Ph.D., who recently joined the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences as an Assistant Professor.  Previously, she worked as a Postdoctoral...

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Congratulations Specialization in Aging Graduates

Wednesday February 2017

The Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization in Aging is a university-wide program that offers current OSU graduate and professional students advanced educational opportunities in the field of aging. The Specialization’s core curriculum focuses on the basic components of gerontology shared...

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Caregiver Study

Monday January 2017

Do you help care for someone with dementia?  Researchers at Ohio University are studying how serving as a caregiver for a patient or patients with dementia can affect the caregiver. In exchange for participating, you will receive free cognitive screening with feedback on your cognitive...

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U.S. News Report Ranks Geriatric Services at OSU

Wednesday February 2017

The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center was recently ranked the number one regional hospital in Columbus, Ohio by the U.S. News & World Report.  According to the report, Ohio State’s Geriatric services ranked 44th in the country.Geriatricians are board-certified physicians in internal...

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