Please join the Oregon Gerontological Association for our annual conference. This year’s theme will focus on Oregon’s age-friendly efforts:

Creating Age-Friendly Environments: Now and in the Future

Date: Friday, May 1, 2015
Location: Marylhurst University – Clark Commons
Time: Registration/breakfast starts at 8:00 a.m.
Program: 9:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $45 – members
 $20 – student/honored member (65+)
 $60 – non-member
   $75 – new OGA membership/conference bundle 

Registration is Open. 

The opening plenary will feature Adam Davis, Founder and Principal of DHM Research, and Dr. Alan DeLaTorre, OGA President and Portland State University researcher, discussing for the first time findings from the study titled Oregonians’ Values and Beliefs across the Generations.

The closing plenary panel will feature Oregon leaders addressing the topic Opportunities and Challenges in Moving toward an Age-Friendly Oregon, including: Jerry Cohen, AARP Oregon; Ashley Carson Cottingham, Oregon Aging & People with Disabilities; Morgan Holm, Oregon Public Broadcasting; Dr. Margaret Neal, Portland State University’s Institute on Aging.

Additional presentations will be offered in concurrent sessions, including: a student research symposium, a legislative update regarding older Oregonians, new research on aging in place, a focus on age-friendly services, the transforming nature of nursing homes, and intergenerational transfers.

Hosted by Marylhurst University

Our Mission

Our mission is to convene forums for current research and to provide tangible tools for professionals working in the interdisciplinary fields of gerontology, as well as for individuals interested in the topic of aging in our community.  We do this through providing our members quarterly events, a bi-annual yearly conference and other unique networking opportunities.

Those of you that are interested in further involvement with OGA (e.g., board member, educational events, marketing and communications) contact LeAnne @

 The Oregon Gerontological Association
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