Association québécoise de gérontologie

November 28, 2011 by Catherine Geoffroy
Association québécoise de gérontologieFounded in 1978, the Association québécoise de gérontologie (AQG) is a non-profit organization dealing with all aspects of aging. The Association is made up of practitioners, elderly people, as well as different groups and organizations working with the elderly.

The Association’s main objectives are:

  • To improve the life quality of the aging population, as well as the quality of services offered to the elderly in their own homes, inside different establishments or in the community;
  • To raise awareness of age discrimination, from loved ones to professionals who work with the elderly or whose activities have an impact on their living conditions;
  • To promote the training of personnel and practitioners in gerontology, and the recognition of said training by governments and employers alike;
  • To foster the transfer of knowledge, participate in research and offer special age-related activities at conferences and symposiums.
Professionals who work in Lobe Santé auditive et communication’s multidisciplinary clinics are proud to support the Association québécoise de gérontologie as a corporate partner. They firmly believe that the Association’s involvement and actions enable older people to have access to services better adapted to their needs.

The Association publishes the Vie et vieillissement magazine four times a year. You can also become a member. To find out more, please visit our Web site at www.aqg-quebec.org.

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