ASA is the essential resource to cultivate leadership, advance knowledge, and strengthen the skills of those who work with, and on behalf of, older adults.

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With a major commitment to diversity and inclusion, ASA’s members represent the diverse array of professionals in the field of aging working along the continuum of care and service and who are concerned with the physical, emotional, social, economic and spiritual well-being of older adults.

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Join ASA today to:

  • Become part of a vibrant multidisciplinary community of professionals in aging and allied professions.

  • Gain skills and knowledge to be more effective in your work with older adults.

  • Connect with and learn from professionals who can provide you with new insights and solutions.

  • Empower the leader within you to guide your organization to success.


ASA Member Benefits

Education and Professional Development

Aging in America Conference
ASA members enjoy a 30% savings on their registration for ASA’s annual conference. Aging in America, the largest multidisciplinary conference covering a wide array of topics on aging, is a premier source of information, knowledge and networking opportunities at which you can forge connections that will last a lifetime. 

Web Seminars
Offered free to ASA members, web seminars are a convenient way to get training and education on key topics affecting your work with older adults, right at your desk. Web seminars are offered live and on-demand throughout the year, so they easily fit into your busy schedule. ASA members are eligible to earn CEUs for attending any ASA web seminar at no charge

ASA Mentor Advantage
This online platform is designed to connect experienced professionals with emerging professionals  in order to build meaningful and rewarding mentor/mentee relationships.

ASA Publications

Each issue of ASA’s quarterly journal is devoted to a single topic in aging and features nationally recognized authors and guest editors. ASA members can enjoy easy online access to current and archived issues of Generations at any time. 

Aging Today
Our bimonthly newspaper covers trends, opinion and advances in practice, policy and research nationwide, and keeps you up to date with ASA’s programs.

ASA’s blog is a direct connection to news briefs, articles, policy and research developments and member news. All members are invited to submit articles to AgeBlog

ASA Update
Our weekly e-newsletter keeps members current on all news and membership benefits, and highlights articles and events.

Member Resources

Continuing Education
CEUs are available for our conference and most of our webinars at no additional charge.
You’ll find essential program information, research, career tools, expert advice and more on ASA’s website. Connect with colleagues by joining an online discussion, or use our searchable membership directory to find local and national contacts.

Career Advantage
This online resource connects job seekers and organizations recruiting qualified professionals in the field of aging.

Regional Networking Events
These events provide an informal opportunity to meet and network with colleagues.

Each year ASA honors individuals and organizations for their contributions to ASA, to the field of aging and to older adults.

Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence
ASA’s network includes experts on serving diverse populations of elders. Diversity includes ethnicity, culture, language, religion, sexual orientation, geography, income and ability.

Member Discounts
10% discount on and reservations when booked online.
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Constituent Groups
ASA Members can target content most relevent to them by joining one or more constituent group(s) and connecting with professionals with shared specific interests. All of the following constituent groups are available and included in your membership dues:

We also offer a Students and Emerging Professionals Network where students and professionals new to field of aging can network and share ideas and resources that will help them along their blossoming career paths.

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The membership types are:

$248 Professional – for all professionals, consultants and others who serve older adults. Join Now
$115 Retired – for those aged 65 and older and retired from full-time work. Join Now
$75 Student –  for graduate or undergraduate students and must include documentation of student  status and expected graduation date (e.g. Letter from admissions or registrar at institution). Join Now
$633 Organizational Membership –  full membership benefits for three staff members, saving $111. Join Now
$215 Organizational Affiliate –  for unlimited number of additional staff of member organization, saving $33 off Professional rate. Join Now


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We are now accepting presentation proposals for the 2017 Aging in America Conference! Share your ideas, experience and passion!
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