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

Online Registration For The 2017 SGS Annual Meeting Is Closed

SGS 38th Annual Meeting

38th Annual Meeting

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April 6, through April 9, 2017

DoubleTree by Hilton Asheville Biltmore
Asheville, North Carolina

LGBTQ and Older Adults Workshop

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

2017 Pre Conference Workshop

Elder Abuse: Financial Exploitation
Thursday, April 6, 2017

2017 Pre-Conference Workshop

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

2017 Final Program

Everything you need to know about our 2017 Annual Meeting in Asheville, NC.
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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 Lake Lanier, Georgia from April 11 – April 14, 2018.

The Call for Abstracts for our next conference will be open from September 1 through December 15, 2017. Learn why students should consider presenting at the SGS Annual Meeting and download the 2017 informational flyer below.

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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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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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