Providing a Resource
Promoting increased knowledge of the aging experience.
The Utah Gerontological Society (UGS) was created to institute a productive partnership between older adults, multi-discipline professionals, educational
institutions, students, government and businesses. UGS serves as a forum to increase knowledge about the triumphs and challenges of the aging process.
The NEW UGS website is found at:
By the year 2020, Utah's older adult population is expected to increase 102 percent
--a rate nearly 40 percent higher than the national average. In response to such growth,
the Utah Gerontological Society (UGS), now boasts nearly 400 members in five states.
Fulfilling a Purpose
By bringing together individuals most impacted by the "graying of America"
Utah Gerontological Societystrives
to meet the following goals and principles:
Encourage the exchange of ideas and information and facilitate
collegial relationships among its members
Promote the dissemination of gerontological knowledge
Advance public knowledge on issues related to aging
professionals establish a standard of excellence to guide the activities
and services in the aging field
Serve as a networking resource for people interested in or working with
the aging community
The Utah Gerontological Society
P.O. Box 521-740
Salt Lake City, Utah 84153-1740
Last Update January 21, 2003
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