American Society on Aging

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Founded in 1954, the American Society on Aging (ASA) is an association of diverse individuals bound by a common goal: to support the commitment and enhance the knowledge and skills of those who seek to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families. The membership of ASA is a multidisciplinary array of professionals who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual aspects of aging.


ASA is a professional association that develops leadership, knowledge, and skills to address the challenges and opportunities of a diverse aging society.


Publications—including the redesigned monthly e-newsletter ASA Connection, the bi-monthly Aging Today, quarterly journal Generations and quarterly Constituent Group newsletters.

Conference and Events—including the Joint Conference of ASA-NCOA, Autumn Series on Aging and regional network events.

Educational Initiatives—including live and on-demand web seminars, community-based trainings and online resources such as Live Well, Live Long.


With more than 10,000 members, subscribers and stakeholders, ASA is the largest association for professionals working in the field of aging. The San Francisco-based association currently employs more than 40 staff and has an operating budget of over $4.1 million.


United States


833 Market Street, Suite 511

San Francisco, CA 94103-1824

Phone: (415) 974-9615

EIN: 94-2292868


Send Newspapers

One yearly subscription

American Society on Aging

Regular price $15.00

Your gift will provide one annual subscription to a national newspaper. No other bi-monthly publication provides comprehensive in-depth coverage of aging issues. A special In Focus section provides advances in practice, policy and research for professionals serving older adults and their communities.

Train Professionals

One web seminar

American Society on Aging

Regular price $35.00

Ideal for those who cannot travel to conferences or events, the web-based distance program offer both live interactive or on-demand options. Timely hot topics range from emergency preparedness to Medicare coverage and offer professionals access to continuing education requirements 24 hours a day. Your gift will provide our online distance program to one professional.

Fund A Journal

One yearly subscription

American Society on Aging

Regular price $40.00

Your gift will provide one annual subscription to a quarterly journal. Each issue is devoted to a particular topic in aging and features nationally recognized authors and guest editors so professionals can stay on top of the latest research and promising practices.

Train A Practitioner

One intensive training

American Society on Aging

Regular price $140.00

Attendees choose from more than 50 full-day or half-day sessions in a dozen subject tracks ranging from healthcare, diversity, leadership, caregiving and more. These highly practical and focused training provide skills that front line professional can use in any work setting serving elders. Your gift will provide intensive training to one healthcare practitioner.

Train A Professional

Conference attendance

American Society on Aging

Regular price $540.00

The annual conference is the most comprehensive educational and networking event in the field of aging, providing professionals and volunteers with skills and training to better serve older adults. Attendees choose from more than 1000 sessions in 50 subject tracks featuring the nation’s leading thinkers and key influencers in long-term care, health promotion, mental health, technology and business. Your gift will fund one professional to...

Sponsor A Student

Opportunities for one

American Society on Aging

Regular price $60.00

Student members’ interest range from gerontology, healthcare, financial planning, technology, public policy—and more. ASA programs provide students with opportunities to network with professionals, present at the national conference and qualify for annual undergraduate and graduate student awards.