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Associations & Societies
A professional organization of over 6000 health care providers
dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all older adults,
this site provides numerous links including those to educational and
health related sites.
American Society of
Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP)
The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) is
the international professional association that provides leadership,
education, advocacy, and resources to advance the practice of senior
Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)
An educational unit of Gerontological Society of America
fosters research, instructional, and service programs to enhance the
capacities of institutions of higher education in the field of aging.
AGHE is the only national membership organization devoted primarily to
gerontological and geriatrics education. Its membership consists of over
300 colleges, universities, and other organizations interested in
gerontological education and research and providing aging-related
instructional and research programs.
Society of America
The GSA promotes "the conduct of multi- and
in aging by expanding the quantity of and improving the
of gerontological research... and by disseminating
research knowledge to researchers, to practitioners, and
and opinion makers."
for Geriatric Nursing
"Identifies and develops best practices in nursing care of older adults
these practices into the education of every nursing student and the
of every practicing professional nurse."