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Membership

The Alberta Association on Gerontology offers numerous benefits and low rates for seniors and students.

Four Types of Memberships:

Individual Member:

Any individual 18 years of age or over, who is either working in the field of gerontology, intends to work in the field of gerontology, or supports the vision and mandate of the Alberta Association on Gerontology.

Organizational Member:

Organizational involvement means that an association/health care facility or agency may join the Association. An individual from the organization is identified as the newsletter recipient. A maximum of 3 individuals, representing the organization, will receive the membership rate at local events.

Student Member:

Students in diploma or degree programs with a focus on gerontology or aging studies (Must prove student status upon request).

Senior Member:

Individuals over the age of 65.

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Membership Fees

AAG is committed to providing the highest quality of services to our members. Membership privileges begin immediately on payment of membership fees.

The AAG membership term runs from April 1st until March 31st.

Membership Rates for April 1, 2024 - March 31, 2025:

  • $93 for individual
  • $192 for organization
  • $38 for seniors (65+ years)
  • $27 for students.

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AAG Membership Benefits

Membership provides many benefits, including:

  • Opportunities to contribute to and influence meaningful policy changes that lead to improved quality of life for older Albertans.
  • Enjoyment and engagement in a field you are passionate about with like-minded people.
  • Special member-only rates for the local networking and learning events held in Calgary and Edmonton.
  • Individual, organization, student, and senior membership rates.
  • Priority access to AAGmag, our newsletter filled with gerontological resources, research, information about local events and opportunities.
  • Member-only advertising rates in the AAGmag and on our AAG website.
  • Annual awards to student members studying gerontology or geriatrics sponsored by the Edmonton and Calgary Chapters and the Provincial Board plus a Bursary for Care Worker Award and the Mary Morrison Davis Award for outstanding contributions to AAG.
  • Ability to distribute job postings among fellow members through our distribution list (send your posting to: info@albertaaging.ca and we’ll distribute).
  • Stimulation of and support for research and knowledge transfer related to evidence-informed practice in gerontology.
  • Diversity of Membership – we are open to everyone – service providers, leaders, researchers, policymakers, students, and retired persons - all you need is interest. We celebrate the strength that these many perspectives bring to help us accomplish our mission and vision.
  • Career Development – we support our members to make connections, and to learn and develop as students, professionals, and older adults.

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