Welcome to the Southern Gerontological Society

The Southern Gerontological Society is a network of the South’s most respected gerontology professionals. Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) members are educators, aging network personnel, researchers, health professionals, and policy makers. SGS provides the bridge between research and practice, translating and applying knowledge in the field of aging.

2017 Annual Meeting Updates

SGS 38th Annual Meeting

38th Annual Meeting

Save the Dates

April 6, through April 9, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore
Asheville, North Carolina

2017 Room Reservations Now Available

Book Your Room at Discounted Rates
By March 14, 2017.

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2017 Pre-Conference Workshops

LGBTQ and Older Adults Workshop

Friday, April 7, 2017
11:30 am to 1:15 pm
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2017 Pre Conference Workshop

Elder Abuse: Financial Exploitation
Thursday, April 6, 2017

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2017 Pre-Conference Workshop

Alzheimer’s & Dementia Care Training
Thursday, April 6, 2017

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2017 Pre-Conference Workshop

SGS Mentorship Workshop

Hosted and Moderated by SGS President, Dr. Turner Goins

SGS is asking for participants to join this workshop to help work to develop a formal SGS mentorship program that would aim to partner senior researchers (and SGS members) with graduate students wanting to pursue an academic career in gerontology.

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2017 Final Program

Everything you need to know about our 2017 Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.
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Last Updated: 03-18-2017
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For 2017 SGS Conference Guests

LaZoom Comedy Tour | Gray Line Trolley Tour of Asheville | Biltmore Estate Tour
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2018 Annual Meeting

We will be holding the 39th Annual SGS Meeting at the Legacy Lodge and Conference Center in Lake Lanier, Georgia from April 11 through April 14, 2018.

SGS Invitation to Students

Are you looking for a friendly, local, supportive conference at which to present your latest research? If so, the perfect opportunity exists! Consider submitting an abstract to the Southern Gerontological Society Conference to be held in Asheville, North Carolina from April 6 – April 9, 2017.

The Call for Abstracts for this conference will be open from September 1 through December 15, 2016. Learn why students should consider presenting at the SGS Annual Meeting and download the informational flyer below.

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Editor - Journal of Applied Gerontology

The Southern Gerontological Society is inviting applications for the position of Editor of the Journal of Applied Gerontology. The incumbent will succeed Dr. Joseph E. Gaugler, who will be retiring from the editorship of the Journal in 2017.
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Intern - SGS Management Team

SGS is looking for a qualified intern to join our association management team. This intern should be prepared to work in a multi-tasking, fast-paced environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of gerontology.

Last Updated February 6, 2017

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Join SGS

Benefits of Membership

We’d like to offer you the opportunity to become a member of one of the most respected groups of gerontology professionals in the Southern region – The Southern Gerontological Society.

SGS members make a difference by continually providing professionals in the aging network with access to the latest research and a forum for discussing important practical issues relating to older adults in our area.

As part of your membership benefits, you will receive two excellent publications, the Journal of Applied Gerontology, and the Southern Gerontologist.

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