GGS is now accepting applications for a new Executive Director through 2/19/21

Young Onset Dementia: You don’t know what you don’t know

January 21, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Co-Sponsored by Southern Gerontological Society, Georgia Gerontology Society, and GARD

For over 65 years, the Georgia Gerontology Society GGS has reached across the state to connect, support, and educate those working with older adults and their families. Our focus areas are education, training, advocacy, and the promotion of careers in gerontology. Learn More

GGS Mentorship Program

Our GGS Mentorship Program pairs seasoned aging professionals within our membership with anyone in our membership who would like a mentor for a one year mentorship. If you are a student/early career professional or are interested in serving as a member, please email Carol Rowe-Jones. This program is only available for GGS Members.

GGS Member's Only Content

Click Here to access the GGS Members Only Page where you will find the GGS membership database, previous GGS webinars, and previous copies of the GGS Connector Newsletter. The password can be found in your monthly GGS Connector Newsletter.

GGS Annual Meeting

Did you miss our Annual Meeting? Watch at your convenience to get updates on current GGS projects and watch our new GGS Board installation. Watch Here

Thank You from Amanda James

I received my first job in the aging network based on connections I made at a GGS Annual Conference while a student at UGA. To be a part of the GGS Leadership many years later as a GGS Board Member and then the GGS Executive Director has truly been an honor and a...

A Message from your GGS President

November 14th marked the beginning of the season of light with Diwali. The Winter Solstice, Hanukkah, Kwanza, Christmas, and other celebrations will follow and an anticipation of a new year in which we all hope for change and new beginnings. In what has felt like dark...

October is Residents’ Rights Month (LTCO Spotlight)

For most of us, we have no problem letting someone know when our rights are being violated. But, have you thought about the rights of residents who happen to live in a long-term care facility? Do a person’s rights change when they are no longer completely independent?...