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Professional aging organization RESOURCES

 

American Psychological Association (APA: Division 20 - Adult Development and Aging)
Strives to advance the study of psychological development and change throughout the adult years, and invites membership from psychologists who provide services to older adults, conduct research on adult development and aging, or are interested in learning more about or teaching life span development and aging.

 

American Geriatrics Society (AGS)
Devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people; provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.

 

American Society on Aging (ASA)
Devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people; provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.

 

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)

Committed to advancing  gerontology and geriatrics education in academic institutions and to providing leadership and support of gerontology and geriatrics education faculty and students at education institutions.

 

Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

The oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. GSA’s principal mission is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public.

 

National Center for Creative Aging (NCCA)

Dedicated to fostering an understanding of the vital relationship between creative expression and healthy aging and to developing programs that build on this understanding.

 

National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA)  

Dedicated to the clinical care of older adults across diverse care settings. Members include clinicians, educators and researchers with different educational preparation and clinical roles.