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Students are an integral part of the work of the Center for Social Gerontology.  Students are welcome to become involved in the work of the Center on many levels.  Please contact Dr. Adrienne Cohen at for information.  In addition we support student development in gerontology through teaching and research.

Information for students:

Interdisciplinary Minor

Aging Related Courses

Careers in Gerontology

Aging related research interests of faculty

Graduate Programs in Georgia

Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE)

How to Become a Geriatric Social Worker – Geriatric social workers help seniors navigate life’s challenges as they also deal with the complex realities of aging. From a biopsychosocial perspective, geriatric social workers assist their clients with services ranging from case management to resource referral to treatment planning. Geriatric social workers also provide advocacy for their clients and the senior population at large. Some may even work on management and policy level to improve services and legislation for seniors. The guide can be found here –

Become a member for the International Academic Honor and Professional Society in Gerontology:

Last updated: 9/2/2021