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The Michigan Society of Gerontology is one of the oldest gerontological societies in the USA.  MSG was founded in 1956, and was created to bridge policy, practice and research on behalf of older adults.  MSG is preparing for the 60th celebration in 2016 and we ask that you join in our celebration. 

Over the next few months, networking and educational opportunities will be unveiled that build on MSG’s legacy. We would like for you to weigh in on what the 60th celebraton should include?  What is your experience with MSG?  Why do you belong?  What do you like about the MSG Forums?  Why do you subscribe to the listerv?

Please let us know! Send your feedback to and thank you!                 


By the way....

Facts You Should Know about MSG

Power in Building Relationships across Boundaries: MSG is the only statewide aging organization devoted to bridging all arenas to discuss & influence issues related to aging.  A diverse, engaged membership has the power to make a difference.  MSG members include leaders in the aging network, social workers, nurses, nursing home administrators, public health officials, academics, policy makers and others interested in an aging society.  Traditionally, MSG sponsors events that draw a diverse array of professionals together for dialogue and discussion.


Active and Open Communication: MSG offers the only statewide aging related listserv devoted to promoting dialogue that crosses positions, disciplines, stages of life, & other barriers. 


Recognizing Leadership and Dedication: MSG has a rich history of state awards recognizing those who have made a significant contribution to improving the lives of older adults and students committed to a career in aging. Past awardees include Senator Debbie Stabenow, Paul Reinhart, Steve Fitton and Tom Czerwinski.


Please join your colleagues in supporting this valuable organization as member or sponsor. Members enjoy reduced fees at MSG events; opportunity to help select award recipients; professional development; cross disciplinary networking; updates on aging related issues; listerve subscription and more.  Sponsors receive the same benefits as members with additional benefits such as an introductory message to the membership and listserv and recognition on all promotional materials.  For more info, visit










MSG, P.O. Box 4055, East Lansing, MI 48826-4055, WWW.MSGINFO.ORG



Making a difference in the lives of older adults in Michigan since 1956





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