Global Leaders In Education On Aging

AGHE's mission is two-fold

To advance gerontology and geriatrics education in academic institutions.
To provide leadership and support of gerontology and geriatrics education faculty and students at education institutions.

Gerontology Competencies for Undergraduate and Graduate Education

The framework for the Gerontology Competencies for Undergraduate and Graduate Education encourages gerontology education programs to maintain their specific orientation (e.g., liberal arts), and utilize the competencies with flexibility and creativity. The competencies may be applied to gerontology programs with majors, minors and certificate programs at the associate, undergraduate and/or master’s level.

Terra Nova Films

Terra Nova Films is the only company in the world dedicated exclusively to the production, distribution, and presentation of films, videos and educational material on aging. The company is also a pioneering media organization expanding into groundbreaking ventures that will help redefine the way we look at the process of growing older. Please visit for more information.

Please click here for new 2017 resources from Terra Nova Films.

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching about Aging

Hallie Baker PhD, Tina M. Kruger PhD, Rona J. Karasik PhD
This peer-reviewed collection of hands-on activities is designed by noted educators in aging and incorporates Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE) competencies. It offers clear, step-by-step procedures for implementing each activity, including preparation, introduction, the activity itself, discussion/reflection, wrap-up or follow-up if appropriate, and assessment. The book also addresses learning outcomes and includes recommendations for number of participants, settings, materials, and time required. All royalties go to AGHE. Order your copy today!

Get Connected

Log in to AGHEConnect, an online networking platform allows users to collaborate and work together more productively than ever before.

Visit AGHE Connect

Share This Page!

Print Page