GGS Awards Nominations

Help us acknowledge the outstanding achievements of your colleagues.

Board Nominations

Now accepting nominations for the GGS Board of Directors.

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 New Membership Database

GGS is transitioning to a new membership database. If you are currently a member, you will receive an email with instructions. If you have any questions, please email administrator@georgiagerontologysociety.org.

GGS New Executive Director in Training

GGS is pleased to welcome Andrea Valdez as our new Executive Director in Training. She will work alongside Amanda James until June 1st where she will assume the role of Executive Director. 

A Message from your GGS President, Pat Baker

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.  GGS is committed to advocating for equitable and just treatment for all older adults and their...

CaraVita on the offensive in Fight against COVID-19 – Vaccinating over 125 and growing!

Disclaimer: Vaccine distribution has been challenging for many and a success for some. We encourage members to share their stores about vaccine rollout to administrator@georgiagerontologysociety.org for consideration in our blog. On January 2, 2021 91 residents of...

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...