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Geriatrics and Gerontology

Associations & Societies

  • American Geriatrics Society
    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 care pharmacy.
  • Association for 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.
  • The Gerontological Society of America
    The GSA promotes "the conduct of multi- and interdisciplinary research in aging by expanding the quantity of and improving the quality of gerontological research... and by disseminating gerontological research knowledge to researchers, to practitioners, and to decision and opinion makers."
  • Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
    "Identifies and develops best practices in nursing care of older adults and infuses these practices into the education of every nursing student and the work- environment of every practicing professional nurse."