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African Americans in Gerontology (AAIG) Colorado Springs USA / CO AAIG is a national non profit organization designed to provide guidance and professional development opportunities, encourage networking, and promote community activism for African American professionals and students in the field of gerontology, in order to improve the quality of life for African American elderly.
Ageing Nepal Kathmandu Nepal AGEING NEPAL as a specialized organisation works on different concerns of ageing population. The organisation mainly focuses on community and family support services, awareness building, consultancy services, and human resource development.
Alberta Association on Gerontology (AAG) Calgary Canada The AAG is a province-wide interdisciplinary organisation that seeks to enhance the lives of the aging population through support of persons involved in and concerned with gerontology. Associated with the Canadian Association on Gerontology.
Alliance for Aging Research Washington USA / DC The Alliance for Aging Research is the nation‘s leading non-profit organisation dedicated to supporting and accelerating the pace of medical discoveries to vastly improve the universal human experience of ageing and health.
Alzheimer Europe Luxembourg Luxembourg Alzheimer Europe is a non-governmental organisation aimed at raising awareness of all forms of dementia by creating a common European platform through co-ordination and co-operation between Alzheimer organisations throughout Europe. Alzheimer Europe is also a source of information on all aspects of dementia.
Alzheimer‘s Association Chicago USA / IL The mission of the Alzheimer‘s Association is 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 of brain health. The Alzheimer‘s Association is the world‘s leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer‘s care, support and research.
Alzheimer‘s Disease International (ADI) London UK The organisation works locally, by empowering national Alzheimer associations to promote and offer care and support for people with dementia and their carers, whilst working globally to focus attention on the epidemic and campaign for policy change.
Alzheimer‘s Foundation of America (AFA) New York USA / NY The AFA is a non-profit foundation dedicated to providing care to individuals affected by Alzheimer‘s disease and related illnesses. The Foundation‘s goal is to meet the educational, social, practical and emotional needs of individuals with the disease and their families and caregivers.
Alzheimer‘s Society London UK The mission of the Alzheimer‘s Society is to improve the quality of life of people affected by dementia in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The organisation will change the face of dementia research, demonstrate best practice in dementia care and support, provide the best advice and support to anyone dealing with dementia, and influence the state and society to enable those affected by dementia to live as they wish to live.
Alzheimer Society of Canada Toronto Canada The Alzheimer Society is the leading not-for-profit health organization working nationwide to improve the quality of life for Canadians affected by Alzheimer‘s disease and other dementias and advance the search for the cause and cure.
American Aging Association Olmsted Falls USA / OH The American Aging Association is a non-profit group of experts dedicated to increasing functional life span through research, education, and advocacy in the field of biomedical gerontology. The mission is to promote biomedical ageing studies directed towards increasing the functional life span of humans with one goal being to slow the aging process, to keep the public informed of the progress of aging research and of practical means of achieving a long and healthy life, and to increase knowledge of biogerontology among physicians and others in the health fields.
American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) Bethesda USA / MD The AAGP is a national association aimed to promote the mental health and well-being of older people through professional education, public advocacy, and support of career development for clinicians, educators, and researchers in geriatric psychiatry and mental health. The American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry is the official journal of the AAGP.
American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) New York USA / NY The AFAR is a national non-profit organisation whose mission is to support and advance healthy ageing through biomedical research.
American Geriatrics Society (AGS) New York USA / NY The AGS is a not-for-profit organization devoted to improving the health, independence, and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers, and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy.
American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) New York USA / NY The APDA‘s goal of promoting a better quality of life for the Parkinson‘s community is actualized through an expanding network of Information and Referral Centers.
American Society on Aging (ASA) San Francisco USA / CA The American Society on Aging supports the commitment and enhances the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families. ASA offers professional education, outstanding publications and online information, and training resources. The membership of ASA is multidisciplinary and inclusive of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic, and spiritual aspects of aging.
Arizona Geriatrics Society (AzGS) Phoenix USA / AZ The mission of AzGS is to advance the best healthcare practices for older Arizonans by supporting the education of interprofessional geriatric health providers.
Arkansas Gerontological Society (AGS) Little Rock USA / AR The mission of AGS is to improve the options, choices and opportunities of mature Arkansans by convening public and private groups and individuals to share information and increase the knowledge and skills of members.
Arthritis Foundation Atlanta USA / GA The Arthritis Foundation‘s mission is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases.
Association for Anthropology and Gerontology (AAGE) West Lafayette USA / IN The AAGE is dedicated to the exploration and understanding of ageing within and across the diversity of human cultures. Publishes the journal Anthropology & Aging Quarterly (AAQ)
Association for Education & Ageing (AEA) Norfolk, London, Wrexham UK The AEA is an international membership organisation and combines he interests of research, practice, and policy concerning later life learning.
Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) Washington USA / DC The mission of AGHE is to advance gerontology and geriatrics education in academic institutions and to provide leadership and support of gerontology and geriatrics education faculty and students at education institutions. AGHE is the educational unit of The Gerontological Society of America. The official journal of AGHE is Gerontology & Geriatrics Education.
AustralAsian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine (A5M) Melbourne Australia A5M is dedicated to advancing longevity science, medicine and technology to detect, prevent, and treat ageing-related diseases and to promote research into methods to slow the human ageing process and promote wellness into older age. A5M is part of a global group headed by the World Anti-Aging Academy of Medicine (WAAAM) and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M).
Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) St Kilda Australia The goal of AAG is to expand knowledge of ageing in order to improve the experience of ageing. AAG has connected professionals with an interest in gerontology to help them collaborate and exchange information on ageing.
Austrian Society for Geriatrics and Gerontology (ÖGGG) Vienna Austian It is a non-profit organization, a scientific association with the aims of promoting research of aging and of geriatric and gerontologic knowledge.
bia-net Graz Austria bia-net is a registered not-for-profit association, which promotes learning in senior age, exchange of experience in this field and develops regional, national and European networks. German: Netzwerk Bildung im Alter
British Columbia Psychogeriatric Association (BCPGA) Canada BCPGA is composed of clinicians interested in sharing their expertise with the ultimate goal of benefiting persons suffering from a mental disorder in their later years.
British Geriatrics Society (BGS) London Uk The BGS is a professional association of doctors practising geriatric medicine, old age psychiatrists, general practitioners, nurses, therapists, scientists, and others with a particular interest in the medical care of older people and in promoting better health in old age. The BGS uses the expertise of its members to inform and influence the development of health care policy in the UK and to ensure the design, commissioning and delivery of age appropriate health services. It strives to promote better understanding of the health care needs of older people.
British Longevity Society (BLS) Dunstable UK The BLS is a non-profit society created for people who want to live a longer, healthier life. Its aim is to promote further public education on issues connected with the means for counteracting the processes, causes and effects of ageing. Membership is free.
British Society for Research on Ageing (BSRA) Manchester UK The BSRA promotes research to understand the causes and effects of the ageing process. Biogerontology is the official journal of the BSRA.
British Society of Anti-Ageing Medicine (BSAAM) London UK The BSAAM is a non-profit organisation.
British Society of Gerontology (BSG) York UK BSG is a registered charitable company and is the professional organisation representing gerontologists in Britain. The aim is to advance gerontological research, education, theory and practice. Members can take out an individual subscription of the Journal of Population Ageing. Generations Review is the open access newsletter of the society.
California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) Los Angeles USA / CA The CCGG is a statewide nonprofit leadership organization that promotes the quality of life of California’s diverse aging population by informing and integrating educational programs, work force development and public policy.
Calorie Restriction (CR) Society International Newport USA / NC The CR Society supports the efforts of people who practice CR for current health, future longevity, or other benefits; those curious about or interested in understanding the effects of the diet; and those interested in the development of related, science-based health-enhancing and life-extension technologies.
Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) Toronto Canada The CAG s a national, multidisciplinary scientific and educational association established to provide leadership in matters related to the aging population. It seeks to improve the lives of older Canadians through the creation and dissemination of knowledge in gerontological policy, practice, research and education. CAG is member of the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics.
Dallas Area Gerontological Society Dallas USA / TX DAGS is a non-profit, voluntary organization of persons interested in “Ageing Issues.”
Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson‘s Boulder USA This foundation is dedicated to helping people with Parkinson‘s disease to live well today. It provides information, inspiration, tools, resources, and opportunities to people living with Parkinson‘s disease and care partners to better manage their disease and promote increased engagement in health.
Deutsche Alzheimer Gesellschaft e.V. (DAlzG) Berlin Germany The DAlzG provides information about dementia (especially Alzheimer‘s diesease). It is a self-help organisation, which will improve conditions for people suffering from dementia in Germany. Only in german.
Deutscher Senioren Ring e.V. (DSR) Duesseldorf Germany The DSR is an association aiming to support an active shape of life of aged germans. Only in german.
Dublin Ageing Research Network (DARN) Dublin Ireland The aim of the organisation is to advocate for geriatric medicine and gerontology as a career choice for health professionals, promote awareness around ageing and older person issues, promote best practice in teaching, encourage innovative research, share research outcomes and new findings, create supportive environments for the recruitment of participants and the delivery of age related research and clinical work, enable best practice around training and education for geriatric medicine, promote inter–university sharing of structured programmes, and develop a vigorous network of researchers, academics and clinicians in the arena of geriatric medicine. DARN is integrated in Dublin‘s medical schools.
ELPIs Foundation for Indefinite Lifespans Larnaca, London Cyprus, UK The organisation is a multidisciplinary endeavour aiming to formally study the possibility of human biological immortality, i.e. an indefinite lifespan.
Emerging Researchers in Ageing (ERA) Australia ERA is a higher education initiative which provides support and encouragement to students undertaking research higher degrees in the field of human ageing in Australia. ERA offers them opportunities to network and collaborate with their peers, senior academics and policy makers within Australia and internationally.
European Cell Senescence Association (ECSA) The Association aims to promote research, co-operation and exchange of information among all those interested in any aspect of senescence.
European Network in Aging Studies (ENAS) Maastricht Netherlands ENAS facilitates sustainable international and multi-disciplinary collaboration among all researchers interested in the study of cultural aging.
European Parkinson‘s Disease Association (EPDA) London UK The EPDA is the European Parkinson‘s disease umbrella organisation and is advocated for the rights and needs of people with Parkinson‘s and their families across Europe.
European Society of preventive, regenerative and anti-aging Medicine (ESAAM) Vienna Austria The ESAAM is a non-profit organisation and acts as a medical and scientific interdisciplinary umbrella organisation. Its main objective is the dissemination of knowledge about preventive, regenerative, and anti-aging medicine throughout Europe.
European Union Geriatric Medicine Society (EUGMS) Brussels Belgium The mission of EUGMS is to develop geriatric medicine in the European Union as an independent specialty caring for all older people with age-related disease, to support that these services become available, to promote education and continuing professional development, to promote geriatric medicine to the European Commission and Parliament, and to promote evidence-based guidelines for the most efficacious preventive and treatment strategies for older people in the European Union. Publishes the European Geriatric Medicine Journal.
German Association for Aging Research (DGfA) Nuremberg Germany This non-profit organisation is committed to strengthen basic aging research in Germany. The DGfA also pursues to bring together basic scientists and clinicians working on aging research. An understanding of the biological causes of aging could ultimately help to develop new diagnostic tools and molecular therapies aiming to improve organismal fitness and to elongate the health span of aging humans. The DGfA organizes an annual meeting for the presentation of new scientific results in aging research.
German Society of Gerontology and Geriatrics (DGGG) Berlin Germany Aim of this society is the study of age-dependent alterations of the organism, organs, tissues, cells and cell compartments using humans, animals, insects and fungi as models.
Gerontological Nurses Association of British Columbia (GNABC) Vancouver Canada The Gerontological Nurses Association of British Columbia is a professional organization that supports and advances the professional interests of its members by promoting a social, economic and political climate.
Georgia Gerontology Society (GGS) Atlanta USA / GA GGS is the largest state organization of multidisciplinary professionals in the field of aging.
Gerontological Society of Singapore Singapore The Society will promote and improve training and research in Gerontology.
Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society (HPGS) Honolulu Hawaii The HPGS is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of Hawaii‘s older adults. The society promotes the understanding of the aging process, supportive services, and legislation that help people age with dignity and grace. Newsletter
Healthy Aging Association (HAA!) Singapore Singapore The HAA! promotes healthy ageing by studying, educating, and promoting awareness of healthy ageing. This non-profit organization provides a variety of activities and programmes to heighten the importance of a healthy lifestyle and to encourage those in their mid-life to start planning and taking action for a new chapter in their lives. Activities will focus on research studies and findings; talks and seminars; and advice and access to information.
Indian Gerontological Association Jaipur India Indian Gerontological Association is a non-profit organisation devoted to the well being of senior citizens and research on ageing. Associated with the International Association of Gerontology. Publishes the Indian Journal of Gerontology.
International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) Toulouse France The mission of the IAGG is to promote the highest levels of achievement in gerontological research and training worldwide, and to interact with other international, inter-governmental, and non-governmental organisations in the promotion of gerontological interests globally and on behalf of its member associations.
International Association of Homes and Services for the Ageing (IAHSA) Washington USA / DC The mission of the IAHSA is to connect and support care and service providers worldwide to enhance quality of life for ageing. IAHSA represents the interests of its members and promotes the association’s goals through education, leadership, and research.
International Council on Active Aging (ICAA) The ICAA is an association that leads, connects, and defines the active-aging industry, supports organizations and professionals that develop wellness environments and services for adults over 50.
International Federation on Ageing (IFA) Toronto Canada The IFA is an international non-governmental organisation that will generate positive change for older people throughout the world by stimulating, collecting, analyzing, and disseminating information on rights, policies, and practices that improve the quality of life of people as they age.
International Longevity Alliance (ILA) The ILA promotes the social struggle against the aging process and for healthy and productive longevity for all, through scientific research, technological development, medical treatment, public health and education measures, and social activism. Flagship Project: Denigma
International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Milwaukee USA / WI The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is a professional society of clinicians, scientists, and other healthcare professionals who are interested in Parkinson‘s disease, related neurodegenerative and neurodevelopmental disorders, hyperkinetic Movement Disorders and abnormalities in muscle tone and motor control. The Society aims to advance the neurological sciences; to improve diagnosis and treatment; to provide forums for sharing ideas and for advancing the related clinical and scientific disciplines; and to collaborate with other related professional and lay organizations.
International Society on Aging and Disease (ISOAD) USA, China The mission of the ISOAD is to advance discovery into the relationship between aging and diseases of all kinds, through innovative research, training and dissemination of new knowledge, and also to recognize outstanding contributions to the science of aging and disease.
Inter-Univerisity Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor USA / MI ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Irish Gerontological Society (IGS) Ireland The mission of the IGS is to improve the experience of ageing through advocating and promoting excellence in issues and practices that are important to the well-being, health, support, and care of older adults.
Japan Longevity Alliance (JLA) The JLA advocates the advancement of healthy longevity for the entire population through scientific research, public health, advocacy and social activism. Website not available (since July 2014)
John Douglas French Alzheimer‘s Foundation Los Angeles USA / CA This non-profit organisation has the mission to serve as a venture catalyst to provide critical seed money for novel and promising Alzheimer’s research, generally not funded by the government or pharmaceuticals.
Kentucky Association for Gerontology (KAG) Frankfort USA / KY KAG‘s mission is to advocate, educate, and network with vision for and with older adults and those who impact their lives. Newsletter
Leadership Council of Aging Organizations (LCAO) The LCAO is a coalition of national nonprofit organizations concerned with the well-being of America’s older population and committed to representing their interests in the policy-making arena.
Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA) Lilburn USA / GA This non-profit organisation is dedicated to raising awareness of the Lewy body dementias (LBD), supporting people with LBD, their families and caregivers and promoting scientific advances. The Association‘s purposes are charitable, educational, and scientific.
LongeCity LongeCity is a registered, members-based non-profit organisation. The organisation supports research into ageing and the extension of human lifespan.
Maine Gerontological Society (MGS) Biddeford USA / ME The MGS is dedicated to advancing the field of aging and the care of older adults as well as their caregivers through service, training, advocacy, and research.
Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society (MHAS) Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Malaysian Healthy Ageing Society’s primary objective is to create public awareness for the enhancement of quality of life. MHAS is a non profit organization dedicated to educating physicians, scientists and members of the public on numerous healthy ageing issues.
Maryland Gerontological Association (MGA) Baltimore USA / MD The mission is to advance the knowledge and increase the professional competence of individuals working in the field of gerontology, to promote and provide a forum for the presentation and application of research and related scientific activities, and to promote public awareness in the field of gerontology.
Massachusetts Gerontology Association (MGA) Waltham USA / MA The mission of MGA is to convene researchers, practitioners, and public policy makers in Massachusetts to create dialogue on critical issues related to aging and to facilitate the transfer of knowledge from academic research to day-to-day practice.
Maximum Life Foundation (MaxLife) Newport Beach USA / CA By identifying and supporting emerging medical technologies, Maximum Life Foundation will help reverse the human aging process by 2033 – leading to your open-ended youthful lifespan.
Mesothelioma Guide Orlando USA / FL Malignant mesothelioma is a rare cancer of the protective lining around important organs, such as the lungs. It is caused by asbestos and takes 20-50 years to develop after exposure. Mesothelioma Guide is an advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses.
Michigan Society of Gerontology (MSG) East Lansing USA / MI The MSG is a voluntary organization with the mission to improve the quality of life for older adults in Michigan by promoting awareness and positive relationships among individuals who influence aging related policy, practice and research.
Minnesota Gerontological Society Minneapolis USA / MN The mission of this society is to bridge the gap in Minnesota between research and practice in the field of ageing, with special emphasis on developing and supporting tomorrow’s leaders.
National Academy on an Aging Society Washington USA / DC This public policy institute conducts and compiles research on issues related to population aging and provides information to the public, the press, policymakers, and the academic community. It is the policy institute of The Gerontological Society of America.
National Association for Geriatric Education (NAGE) The mission of NAGE is to advocate nationally for enhanced and expanded resources for geriatrics education.
National Association for Professional Gerontologists (NAPG) Los Altos USA This non-profit organisation promotes the education of professionals in the field of gerontology. The NAPG awards credentials to those who demonstrate that they possess a core body of gerontological knowledge.
National Caucus & Center on Black Aging (NCBA) New York USA / NY NCBA is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to preserving the dignity and enhancing the lives of low income elderly African Americans.
National Council on Aging (NCOA) Washington USA / DC The NCOA is a nonprofit service and advocacy organization with the mission to improve the lives of millions of older adults, especially those who are vulnerable and disadvantaged.
National Gerontological Nursing Association (NGNA) Lexington USA / KY The NGNA is dedicated to the clinical care of older adults across diverse care settings.
National Hispanic Council on Aging (NHCOA) Washington USA / DC The NHCOA is the leading national organisation working to improve the lives of Hispanic older adults, their families, and their caregivers.
National Indian Council on Aging (NICOA) Albuquerque USA / NM NICOA is a non-profit organization focused on aging American Indian and Alaska Native Elders. The mission of NICOA is to advocate for improved comprehensive health, social services and economic well-being for American Indian and Alaska Native Elders.
National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) Miami USA / FL The NPF is focused on meeting the needs in the care and treatment of people with Parkinson‘s disease (PD).
New Age Skin Research Foundation New York USA / NY This national, non-profit health organisation is committed to improving the quality of life of those with skin conditions by providing free expert educational resources to the public, by conducting scientific research and funding young scientists to undertake innovative research projects for effective skin therapy, by promoting educational programs and scholarly exchange.
New Zealand Association of Gerontology (NZAG) Birkenhead New Zealand The NZAg is a multidisciplinary organisation committed to understanding ageing and promoting the interests of older people. The aims are to to promote study and quality research on ageing, to encourage age-related training and continuing education, to stimulate debate and action on improving the wellbeing of older people, to actively contribute to public discussion and policy on ageing, and to provide a forum for networking and exchanging ideas. NZAG is an affiliated member of IAGG.
OASIS St. Louis USA / MO The mission of this non-profit organization is to promote successful aging through a three-fold approach: lifelong learning, healthy living and social engagement.
Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education (OAGE) USA / OH The OAGE is a membership organisation that serves as a resource to the aging network. OAGE members are dedicated to gerontological education, research, and practice. The organisation supports Ohio’s aging network as a resource for research and practice, and provides professional development opportunities for students, faculty, and practitioners.
Oregon Gerontological Association (OGA) USA / OR The mission of the OGA is to convene forums for current research and to provide tangible tools for professionals working in the interdisciplinary fields of gerontology, as well as for individuals interested in the topic of aging in our community. The organisation provides monthly events, a biannual conference, and networking opportunities.
Parkinson‘s Disease Foundation (PDF) New York USA / NY The PDF is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education, and public advocacy. It funds promising scientific research and supports people living with Parkinson’s through educational programs and services.
Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) Vancouver Canada The PSBC is a non-profit organisation to address the personal and social consequences of Parkinson‘s disease through education, community outreach, scientific research, advocacy and public awareness.
Progeria Research Foundation Peabody USA / MA The mission of this foundation is to discover treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders.
Research Network on Ageing in Europe The research network is an association of researchers who are interested in ageing. The association aims to facilitate contacts and collaboration among these researchers, and to provide them with up-to-date information. Part of the European Sociological Association (ESA)
SeniorNet Herndon USA / VA SeniorNet is a nonprofit organization of computer-using adults, age 50 and older. The mission is to provide older adults education for and access to computer technologies to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom.
SENS Research Foundation Mountain View USA / CA The SENS Research Foundation funds research at universities across the world with the aim of a world free of age-related disease (SENS - Strategies for Engineered Negligible Senescence). Founded by Aubrey de Grey.
Shared Ageing Research Models (ShARM) ShARM is a non-profit organisation aiming to accelerate research into ageing by facilitating the sharing of resources. ShARM provides access to aged murine models (biorepository), a database of live ageing colonies, and an online collaborative environment (MICEPACE). Supported by wellcome trust. PUBMED
South African Gerontological Association (SAGA) Johannesburg South Africa The SAGA is a non-governmental organisation to promote and improve the training of all persons working in the field of gerontology, to promote public education about all aspects of ageing, to serve as a channel through which issues and matters affecting older persons can be conveyed to relevant authorities, to serve as meeting ground for liaison and coordination for gerontological endeavour in South Africa, to increase the awareness of the interests of older persons, to promote research in all aspects of ageing, and to co-operate with national and international associations. Pretoria branch of SAGA
South African Geriatrics Society (SAGS) Gauteng South Africa The SAGS is a professional organisation with the mission to improve the care of older persons.
Southern Gerontological Society (SGS) Cape Coral USA / FL SGS provides the bridge between research and practice, translating and applying knowledge in the field of ageing. The SGS is a network of the South‘s most respected gerontology professionals.
Student Gerontology Association (SGA)

University of Southern California

Los Angeles USA / CA SGA is an organization where those with interests in gerontology have the opportunity to interact with fellow students, Andrus volunteers, USC faculty, and professionals in the field of aging. SGA is for undergraduate, master, and PhD students.
The Hong Kong Association of Gerontology Hong Kong China The Hong Kong Association of Gerontology was set up with the following objectives: to establish links with gerontology organisations, to promote concern and development on elderly services, to promote research in gerontology, and to promote training and education.
The Hong Kong Geriatrics Society Hong Kong China The Hong Kong Geriatrics Society is the only professional society of doctors practicing geriatric medicine. The society is aimed to promote high standards of care in the practice of geriatric medicine, to promote training and care of the elderly to all persons practicing geriatric medicine, o promote geriatric research.
The Texas Association of Aging Programs (TAAP) Texas TAAP is a state group solely focused on the needs of professionals working in the filed of ageing.
The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Washington USA / DC The mission of this Society is to promote the conduct of multi- and interdisciplinary research in ageing by expanding the quantity of gerontological research and by increasing its funding resources, to disseminate gerontological research knowledge to researchers, to practitioners, and to decision and opinion makers, and to promote, support, and advocate for ageing education.
The Parkinson Alliance Kingston USA / NJ This national non-profit organization is dedicated to raising funds to help finance the most promising research to find the cause and cure for Parkinson‘s disease.
Vital Aging Network (VAN) N. St. Paul USA / MN The Vital Aging Network is a nonprofit organization and its mission is to promote self-determination, civic engagement, and personal growth for people as they age, through education, leadership development, and opportunities for connection. VAN e-Bulletin, VAN forum
Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA) Madison USA / WI Wisconsin Institute for Healthy Aging (WIHA) is a private, non-profit organization with the aim to help the state’s citizens live healthier lives through evidence-based prevention programs.
World Parkinson Disease Association Milano Italy The Association is a not-for-profit organization with the goals of improving the quality of life of Parkinson‘s patients, broadening public awareness, contributing to the development and sharing of greater knowledge and information about Parkinson‘s disease, establishing guidelines for a "continuum educational program" for patients of Parkinson‘s disease, encouraging the standardization of diagnostic procedures and of medical and surgical therapies, and supporting research on Parkinson‘s disease. The Association will establish and maintain contacts with national and international organizations with the aim of promoting laws, regulations, and measures in favor of patients suffering from Parkinson‘s disease. The website is temporarily suspended (since February 2014).
World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM) Paris France The main goal of this non-profit organisation is to promote anti-aging medicine through research and educational events for physicians and the general public. The society is predominantly formed by and for physicians.