Membership for a licensed Nurse or Nurse Practitioner with special training or interest in geriatrics.
As an AGS Nurse you will enjoy a range of to keep you at the head of clinical care and innovations in geriatrics. Select the benefit categories below to learn more.
Community & Connections
MyAGSOnline - exclusive access to the AGS Online Community allows you to:
- connect with over 5,000 members
- ask questions, get advice and share insights
- easily access member benefits
- edit & maintain your membership profile
- access the AGS Membership Directory
Sections and Special Interest Groups - join the AGS nurses’ section, and/or any of the other many special interest groups and collaborate with your colleagues on topics of interest
State Affiliates - the AGS has local chapters in 26 states across the US. Join your local state affiliate and get involved at the local level.
Journals & Clinical Tools
Journal Subscriptions - keep abreast of the latest research and updates in Geriatrics with your free subscription to:
- Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS)
- Annals of Long-Term Care
- Geriatric Nursing
- Journal of Gerontological Nursing
Geriatrics At Your Fingertips* - receive a free copy of the annually updated reference providing quick, easy access to information you need to make decisions about the care of older adults.
Geriatrics Evaluation & Management Toolkit - receive a free subscription to these clinical templates covering over 20 topics.
Clinical Guidelines & Recommendations - access evidence-based clinical guidelines, policies and recommendations.
Patient Handouts - print, personalize, and share easy-to-understand resources with patients and caregivers.
*Members receive one complimentary print copy of Geriatrics-At-Your- Fingertips for each year of paid membership. The edition of your complimentary copy is based on your join date. New editions are released each May so if you join/renew in the first half of the year, your copy won't will be be mailed until in May of that year.
**International members receive one complimentary subscription online access to Geriatrics-At-Your-Fingertips for each year of paid membership.
Discounts on Meetings, Courses, and Products, including the Geriatric Nursing Review Syllabus (GNRS)
GeriatricsCareOnline - your one-stop online resource to accessing free member resources and using your member discounts to purchase comprehensive content and topic-specific bundles of information tailored to meet your specific needs
Annual Scientific Meeting - use your member discount of up to $355 and choose from over 70+ sessions at this premier educational event in geriatrics
Representation in Washington - the AGS advocates on your behalf to improve healthcare for older adults.
Advocacy Center - lend your voice to AGS advocacy efforts and reach out to your elected officials using the online AGS Advocacy Center.
Advocacy Updates - stay up-to-date on important campaigns and legislation with these updates emailed to you.
Career Advancement & Recognition
AGS Career Connections - or find high quality career opportunities in geriatrics
AGS Fellowship - elevate your professional status as an AGS Fellow. The AGSF distinction recognizes your contributions and involvement in the Society, as well as your commitment to the improvement of care for all older adults.
AGS Awards Programs - apply or nominate a colleague for an AGS Award. Awards provide recognition for great accomplishments in geriatrics.
Leadership Opportunities - apply for a Board or Committee position, and work together with the AGS to help advance the mission of the AGS and the field of geriatrics
Listing in the HiAF Geriatrics Healthcare Professional Referral Service - participate in the HiAF Referral Service, AGS’s online listing of practicing members and promote your practice
What does this Nurse Member have to say about AGS?
"The AGS and its members share my passion to improve the lives of older adults, and it is my privilege to belong to and serve this valuable organization."
- Mary Palmer, PhD, RNC, FAAN, AGSF