Careers in Aging

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Take action and raise awareness about the diverse careers available in the field of aging!

Celebrate Careers in Aging Week (CIAW) March 3 to 9, 2019

People are living longer and populations are aging worldwide. The demand for professionals with expertise in aging is growing rapidly. Careers in Aging Week (CIAW) is observed during the first full week of March by businesses, clinics, coalitions, organizations, universities, colleges, and other parties across the world. The goal of CIAW is to bring greater awareness and visibility to the wide-ranging career opportunities in the field of aging.

How Can You Get Involved? Get Social!

  • Careers in Aging Social Media Campaign
    Join us for a special video preview of the 2019 social media awareness campaign in which various organizations will share their plans for raising awareness about careers in aging.
  • The Real Faces of Careers in Aging
    Watch for vignettes of individual interviews with a range of professionals in the field of aging. These brief recordings will be released via social media throughout the week.
  • Download web banners
    Place one on your website or blog.
  • Share Your Selfie for a Chance to Win a Discount on Registration for GSA 2019
    You can become one of the Real Faces of Careers in Aging during CIAW by posting your selfie! GSA will be sharing the real faces and experiences of people with careers in aging throughout CIAW. We want to hear from you too! GSA will be hosting a CIAW selfie contest in which participants can enter to win 50% off the registration fee to attend the GSA 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Steps to enter the contest:
    • Find us on Facebook and Twitter @geronsociety
    • Snap a photo of yourself in your office, classroom, clinic, business, or lab
    • Share your selfie with us during CIAW (March 3–9) @geronsociety using #careersinaging19 and describe your career in the field of Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias
    • Not comfortable with social media? Email your photo entry to us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    • Please Note: Contest limited to one entry per person. Contest runs from Sunday, March 3 to Saturday, March 9, 2019. One winner will be selected randomly from all contest entrants. GSA will announce the winner via social media on Monday, March 11.

Bright Future. Many Possibilities.

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Careers in Aging Week is supported by the

innovationfund