OGA Celebrates 30 Years

Oregon Gerontological Association (OGA) Celebrates 30 years

The Oregon Gerontological Association (OGA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the continuing education of professionals in gerontology field. OGA helps members enhance their knowledge, skills and effectiveness, with the goal of improving the quality of life for aging Oregonians.
OGA members work or volunteer in many types of organizations and professions: senior centers, home health care, hospitals, colleges and universities, social services, case management, social work, housing placement, consulting, long-term care facilities, marketing, financial, recreational, law enforcement, law practices, pharmaceutical, volunteer programs, advocacy programs, religious communities, and businesses.

The organization provides on-going education through educational forums and a full-day annual conference. All who have interest in senior issues are welcome to join OGA, attend educational events, or get involved by volunteering to serve on one of the various committees that support the organization. OGA strives to provide topics and presenters that are on the cutting edge of senior issues and concerns.

OGA celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2009. Founded in 1979 by a coalition of aging services professionals, it is Oregon’s largest interdisciplinary gerontological organization. OGA is managed by a volunteer board of professionals from various fields including, health care, academics, senior services and public and private sectors.

As we look forward to another 30 years of serving the needs of professionals in gerontology, we encourage those who have not yet been a part of OGA to come see what the organization has to offer. To those that have participated in the past, please join us again, as we are a stronger voice for seniors when we all work together. If have questions or are interested in becoming a member see contact information below.

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Oregon Gerontological Association
7140 SW Fir Loop Ste 130 – Portland, OR 97223
(503) 598-0711

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