Dementia: A Biopsychosocial Approach

DEMENTIA Gerontology Offering New UNDERGRADUATE Class! GERO 4700: SPECIAL TOPICS in GERONTOLOGY (CRN 21585) TR 9:30AM-10:45AM


How many times have you sat in class and wondered to yourself, “why do I need this class?” or “how am I going to apply this in the real world with my major?”

Gerontology’s new, Undergraduate, class on… more »

Consider an MA degree in Gerontology?

Now is a great time to consider furthering your education with a Master’s Degree in Gerontology at Georgia State University.  The Gerontology Institute is now accepting applications for admission for Fall 2017.  The deadline for applications MA program is April 15.  Graduate assistantships are available for qualified applicants. We have recently changed our admissions requirements.… more »

2016 Barbara Payne Lecture Series: “Being at Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place” Dr. Graham D. Rowles

Join us on Thursday, March 10th at 6:00 p.m. for our annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology.

“Being at Home: Understanding the Meaning of Aging in Place,”  Graham D. Rowles, Ph.D. Professor & Chair of Gerontology Department, Director, Graduate Center for Gerontology, University of Kentucky.

This presentation will explore the evolving meaning of… more »

Mary MacKinnon Leaves an Ageless Legacy in the Gerontology Institute

The lengthy list of endowed scholarships at Georgia State reads like a who’s who of distinguished alumni, beloved professors, and loyal friends of the university.

It’s rarer for administrative professionals to be honored in such a way, but for the late Mary MacKinnon, it makes perfect sense. Co-workers, program alumni and even former directors agree… more »