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Office of Geriatrics and Interprofessional Aging Studies

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The Office of Geriatrics and Gerontology maintains several memberships with geriatric and gerontology associations and societies so that we may be better informed about aging events, information, and opportunities for networking and extending gerontological education.  For more information, click on the links below.

 

 

 

 

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
1220 L Street NW, Suite 901
Washington, DC 20005-4018

http://www.aghe.org/

AGHE is a national association that’s “. . . primary purpose is the advancement of gerontology and geriatrics education as a field of study in institutions of higher education.”

As members of this association, we receive:

  • A complimentary National Directory of Education Programs in Gerontology and Geriatrics
  • The AGHExchange e-newsletter
  • Information on annual meetings
  • Publications and program information
  • Reduced rates on many services
  • Opportunities to work with AGHE in a variety of rolls, and
  • Key mailings from the Administration on Aging, National Institute on Aging, and the Senate Committee on Aging.

 

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)
P.O. Box 79151
Baltimore, MD 21279-0151

http://www.geron.org/

The GSA promotes research in aging by increasing the quantity of, and funding resources for, research, disseminates gerontological research knowledge, and promotes, supports, and advocates for aging education and training in higher education.

Membership benefits include:

  • Subscriptions and discounts for select publications
  • A monthly print newsletter and an additional electronic newsletter
  • Reduced rates for the Annual Scientific Meeting
  • Access to a membership directory
  • A variety of networking opportunities
  • International peer recognition
  • Career services
  • Access to the “National Academy on an Aging Society” academy
  • Expert referral services to put media and others in touch with aging authorities

 

Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE)
Youngstown, Ohio 44555

http://www.oage.org/new/

OAGE supports Ohio’s aging network of educators, researchers, professionals, and students is dedicated to gerontological education, research and practice, and provides professional development and resources. They maintain “ . . . a close relationship with the Ohio Department of Aging, the Ohio Area Agencies on Aging, Ohio’s post-secondary institutions, and all professional organizations and individuals in the aging network”.

Membership benefits include:

  • Access to relevant and timely research on aging issues
  • Opportunities for professional development
  • Networking with others in the field of aging in Ohio
  • Discounted registration to annual conference
  • Easy access to other OAGE members
  • Opportunities to speak out about work and interests

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