Welcome to GSA’s online Press Room. There are a number of resources available here for journalists:
Current press releases, which feature new research by members, updates on the society, policy developments, and Annual Meeting details
The Expert Referral Service (a database of experts on nearly every aspect of aging and aging research)
- A request form to join GSA’s media mailing list. Simply provide your name, e-mail, address, and telephone number, and we'll keep you updated on the latest happenings in gerontology (and our Annual Scientific Meeting, too).
For more information or to request the full text of journal articles, please use our Contact Us form
Current Press Releases
- Insomnia May Be Linked to Future Hospitalization, Increased Health Service Use (May 9, 2013)
- Fellowship Offers Reporters Valuable Insight as America Ages (May 2, 2013)
- Researchers Begin to Unlock Aging Immune System (April 22, 2013)
- Experts Examine Mediterranean Diet’s Health Effects for Older Adults (April 18, 2013)
- Posture Provides Clue for Future Disability (April 8, 2013)
- New Centers Will Lead to Enhanced Geriatric Social Work Training (March 27, 2013)
- Sequestration Impasse Carries Steep Price for Seniors, Science (March 1, 2013)
- The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education Honors New Officers, Fellows, Awardees (February 14, 2013)
- Meeting to Outline Effective Education About Aging as America’s Senior Population Grows (February 14, 2013)
- President’s Speech Puts Aging Concerns in National Spotlight (February 13, 2013)
- GSA Receives Grant to Strengthen Social Work Practice for Older Adults (February 7, 2013)
- Empathy Levels Highest Among Middle-Aged Women (January 31, 2013)
- Mistrust of Government Often Deters Older Adults from HIV Testing (January 29, 2013)
- Rubenstein Takes Office as The Gerontological Society of America’s President (December 7, 2012)
- Vitamin D Tied to Women’s Cognitive Performance (November 30, 2012)
- Gerontologists Say Research and Data Should Drive Policy, Budget Decisions (November 18, 2012)
- Bad Air Means Bad News for Seniors’ Brainpower (November 13, 2012)
Click here for archived press releases.
MetLife Foundation Journalists in Aging Fellows Program
Thanks to a generous grant from the MetLife Foundation, GSA is once again teaming with New America Media on a fellowship program for journalists. GSA's website features a continuously updated list of stories generated by the fellows.
Journal Alerts via E-mail
Register to receive free alerts from The Gerontologist and the Journals of Gerontology, including e-mail tables of contents, advance access alerts, and CiteTrack citation and keyword alerts! These and other notifications are a free service of Oxford Journals’ "My Account." Visit www.oxfordjournals.org/register to sign up.
GSA produces several e-newsletters on various topics in the field of aging, such as civic engagement, public policy, business, and social work.