GGS promotes efforts to meet the needs of older persons through innovative and state of the art approaches to service.

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Quick Facts

GGS is the largest state organization of multidisciplinary professionals in the field of aging.

GGS enhances public awareness of the needs, rights and continuing contributions of older persons.

GGS promotes efforts to meet the needs of older persons through innovative and state of the art approaches to service.

GGS provides student scholarships and promotes career development in gerontology.

GGS collaborates with other organizations in expanding services, programs, education and research in aging.

GGS serves as the focal point for Senior Advocacy relating to public and social policy within the State of Georgia.


 


Who We Are

Mission Statement:
The Georgia Gerontology Society is a statewide multidisciplinary professional network that educates, serves and advocates for older adults and their families. - Adopted, 2015

Members

GGS is the largest state organization of multidisciplinary professionals in the field of aging.

  • GGS enhances public awareness of the needs, rights and continuing contributions of older persons
  • GGS promotes efforts to meet the needs of older persons through innovative and state of the art approaches to service
  • GGS provides student scholarships and promotes career development in gerontology.
  • GGS collaborates with other organizations in expanding services, programs, education and research in aging.
  • GGS serves as the focal point for Senior Advocacy relating to public and social policy within the State of Georgia.

Board of Directors

GGS has a Board of Directors which directs the business of the organization. The GGS Board of Directors are elected by the membership and comprises

  • the officers
  • past president
  • sections and chapter representatives (if applicable)
  • and members at large

Members of the Society may form regional chapters and/or special interest sections as needed.

For more information abot the current Board of Directors including nomination information and nomination forms...

What We Do

Professional Education & Events

Advocacy

Annual Reports

 

 

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Amanda James
  General Inquiries / Administrative Issues:
Amanda James - administrator@georgiagerontologysociety.org

Georgia Gerontology Society, Inc.
P.O. Box 7905
Atlanta, Georgia 30357

404-780-3380