Gerontology Resources

And Professional Organizations

Department Contacts

  • Alzheimer's Association (AA)

    To eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia  through the promotion… MORE >>

  • About Assisted Living Facilities & Senior Care Information

    Assisted Living Facilities offer many different housing options for seniors who want to live autonomously, but still require a little extra help to fully enjoy life. Of course, different… MORE >>

  • Gerontology, California Community College- FCS

    Gerontology curriculum is designed to provide an occupational program of study for community college students planning their careers. Courses within the curriculum provide course work to work with individuals across the age… MORE >>

  • American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

    Uncertainty is the new normal. Americans age 50 and over face choices and pressures unlike those of any other age group — choices no one could have prepared for.

    Older… MORE >>

  • American Audiology Society

    The primary aims of the American Auditory Society are to increase knowledge and understanding of the ear, hearing and balance; disorders of the ear, hearing, and balance, and preventions… MORE >>

  • American Society on Aging (ASA)

    The American Society on Aging is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who… MORE >>

  • Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)

    The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (aka AGHE) is the international leader in advancing education on aging and is the only institutional membership organization devoted primarily to gerontology… MORE >>

  • California Assisted Living Association (CALA)

    Members of the California Assisted Living Association are at the forefront of Assisted Living. They range from small independently operated communities, to large multi-national organizations, and from providers that… MORE >>

  • California Association of Adult Day Services (CAADS)

    CAADS’ purpose is to inspire, provide leadership and facilitate the success of its members who support and assist people with long-term challenges in realizing their individual potential.

  • California Association of Health Facilities (CAHF)

    CAHF’s mission is to provide leadership, advocacy and education for long-term health-care professionals who serve the needs of California residents and to promote integration of the health-care continuum to… MORE >>

  • California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSA)

    CAHSAH is dedicated to being the preeminent source of advocacy, education and information reflecting the full diversity of the home care industry.

    The California Association for Health Services at Home… MORE >>

  • California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG)

    • CCGG is the only statewide association that links academic institutions, including faculty, administrators, and students to legislators, service providers, and older adults and their families.
    • Our membership is representative of… MORE >>
  • Careers in Gerontology Video

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  • Community Residential Care Association of California (CRCAC)

    The Community Residential Care Association of California (CRCAC) is a statewide nonprofit association for administrators/licensees of community residential care/assisted living homes. CRCAC was begun in 1989 by licensees. The association provides communications,

  • Generations United

    Generations United’s mission is to improve the lives of children, youth, and older adults through intergenerational collaboration, public policies and programs for the enduring benefit of all. For nearly… MORE >>

  • Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

    • To promote the conduct of multi- and interdisciplinary research in aging by expanding the quantity of gerontological research and by increasing its funding resources;
    • To disseminate gerontological research knowledge to… MORE >>
  • Gray Panthers

    We are the risk-takers; we are the innovators; we are the developers of new models. We are trying the future on for size. That is our role.

  • Leading Age California

    The goal of Leading Age California is to help develop progressive and innovative strategies for Californians to age well into the future. Paramount concerns in aging services include providing

  • National Council on Aging (NCOA)

    The National Council on Aging (NCOA) is the nation’s leading nonprofit service and advocacy organization representing older adults and the community organizations that serve them.

    Our goal is to improve… MORE >>

  • National Association for Professional Gerontologists (NAPG)

    NAPG Offers:

    • Credentialing for gerontology professionals
    • Promoting discipline standards and credibility
    • Consulting for the public and private sectors
    • Networking of professional aging specialists
    • Continuing education in aging (CEUs)
  • National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

    Mission: To lead and mobilize social change for improved care at the end of life.

    Vision: A world where individuals and families facing serious illness, death, and grief will experience… MORE >>

  • National Institute on Aging

    Welcome to the website of the National Institute on Aging (NIA). Since 1974, the NIA — one of the 27 Institutes and Centers of the NIH — has been at the forefront… MORE >>