Visit Aging Connections to learn more about faculty, education,
research, health care, and the Champion Intergenerational Center.

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.


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.


Professional Service Coordinator
Certificate Program

The PSC Program is a partnership between the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology 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.


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

It's an Exciting Time in the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Friday November 2015

Through this newsletter, we are privileged to share some of the exciting initiatives that have been taking shape over the last few months. As you read on, you will learn about the opening of the new Champion Intergenerational Enrichment and Education Center, a dynamic community collaboration with...

Read More

Champion Intergenerational Center Opening

Wednesday November 2015

After years of planning, the Champion Intergenerational Education and Enrichment Center will open its doors at the end of November!  A neighborhood “hub” on the near east side of Columbus, and part of the community redevelopment for this area, the Center will provide care for both children...

Read More

Intergenerational and Interdisciplinary Training

Wednesday November 2015

As the new Champion Intergenerational Center prepares to open and everyone involved is busy with final details, we wanted to take a minute to celebrate the success of the students who have already been involved with our Champion partners at their current locations.  The Intergenerational Program...

Read More

Connecting People, Education, Services and Quality of Life

Wednesday November 2015

The Ohio State University Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology and the American Association of Service Coordinators (AASC) have collaborated for more than 10 years to offer the Professional Service Coordinator Program.  This online professional development program prepares Service Coordinators to...

Read More

Distance Education for You

Wednesday November 2015

At the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology at The Ohio State University, we are enthusiastic about providing education for administrators, direct care staff in long-term care and health care, social service providers, clinicians, policy makers, community providers and others who serve older...

Read More

Copyright © 2013 The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center and the Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology, All rights reserved.