Welcome to the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics
The California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) is a statewide nonprofit leadership organization that promotes the quality of life of California’s diverse aging population by informing and integrating educational programs, work force development and public policy.
A brochure describing the benefits of joining CCGG
and opportunities for involvement is available.
CCGG's Annual Meeting
CCGG's Annual Meeting - will take place on the USC Campus on Friday, April 12, 2013.
Annual Meeting Call for Posters [PDF]
Spotlight: 2012 CCGG Awards
Eileen Crimmins, PhD
Betty and James E. Birren Senior Scholarship Award
The Betty and James E. Birren Senior Scholar Award is one of two awards created by the California Council on Gerontology and Geriatrics (CCGG) in honor of Betty and James E. Birren. It recognizes outstanding achievements of individuals who have spent the majority of their careers (maybe a lifetime career or a career in the middle-to-late stages) working in and contributing to the fields of gerontology and/or geriatrics in California, and promoting the advancement of gerontology and/or geriatrics as fields of study in California.
Need a Job?
Gerontology and age-related fields are hot areas for future jobs. The Chronicle of Higher Education mentions Gerontology as one of the fields for jobs in education in its article: "Hot Academic Job of the Future: Try These Fields" (2009). See CCGG's Job Opportunities page to post a job or find one that is right for you.