Annual MSG Membership Information
  MSG is a non-profit organization: Tax ID: 38-2645908

Membership benefits:  reduced fees at MSG sponsored events; opportunity to help select award recipients; professional development; cross disciplinary networking; updates on aging related issues; and more! 


PayPal:  If paying with PayPal, you will receive an email notice confirming your membership or sponsorship. 

Check:  If paying by check, please click on the 2015 membership form and fill out and return to address on form. An email confirmation will be sent to you.


  Clck Here for Membership Form that you can Mail to PO Box        


  Individual Member Full Time Student: $25

  Individual Member Retiree:  $25

  Individual MemberProfessional:    $ 75.00

  Organizational Member/Non-Profit (2 members)     $125


  Organizational Member/Corporate (3 members)  $ $200


Annual MSG Sponsorship Opportunities:

MSG sponsors receive: 3 memberships, reduced forum fees, an introductory/thank you note posted to the listserv, listing as respective level sponsor on all promotional materials (i.e. brochures, events, website, listserv),updates on aging related issues, exhibition space at forums, networking opportunities and more!

Platinum Sponsor



Gold Sponsor



Silver Sponsor



Bronze Sponsor



Resource Table Sponsor

(at educational event 2016)


Gifts in any amount help keep MSG going and are always appreciated!

Click here to download a membership/sponsorship form: Sept 2015 Membership Drive Flyer

MSG forums are recognized across the state for bringing together individuals in the policy, practice and research fields to learn from and about each other and to forge relationships that can lead to real change. Highly esteemed keynote lecturers have included:
Dale Bell, Co-Executive Producer of “And Thou Shalt Honor,” an acclaimed PBS documentary on caregivers
June Lunney, PhD, RN, National Institute on Aging, RAND Center to Improve Care for the Dying
Roger Cadieux, MD, Director of Geriatric Assessment Program, Harrisburg Institute of Psychiatry & Martin Sicker, PhD, Director, Work Equity Department
Lou Glasse, MSW, President, Older Womens’ League & Henry Holstege, PhD., Prof. of Sociology & Gerontology, Calvin College
Robert Kane, MD, University of Minnesota, School of Health
Robyn Stone, DrPH, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Disability, Aging and Long Term Care, Dept. of Health and Human Services
William H. Thomas, MD, Author of “Learning from Hannah,” and “Life Worth Living: The Eden Alternative in Action”

Awards and Scholarships

MSG members are eligible to receive awards and scholarships

Harry J. Kelly Award
Kelly, a human rights activist and past MSG president, witnessed the signing of the OAA. This award is presented to a MSG member who is an out-standing practitioner in the field of gerontology and has demonstrated leadership on the local, state or national level.
Everett J. Soop Award
Soop, an MSG benefactor, encouraged formal education across the age spectrum. This monetary award is presented to a student in a Michigan college or university who has demonstrated outstanding performance in his or her studies and an interest in the field of aging
V.K. Volk Award
Volk, past MSG president, helped organize Michigan’s first county health department. This award is presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to improving health conditions for older Michigan citizens.