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About Us

The Gerontology Institute is engaged in the study of aging and charged with the responsibility of developing and coordinating research, instruction, and service in gerontology throughout the university.

The Institute supports the research endeavors of its affiliated faculty and conducts its own research program.

The Institute offers students the opportunity to study gerontology to prepare for careers in the field of aging.

Institute faculty and staff work cooperatively with many agencies and programs that serve older people in the Atlanta metropolitan area, providing consultation and sharing information and resources.