The Gerontology Center

About Us

We have faculty from diverse backgrounds and students from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about us.


ResourcesLearn more about aging through our vast resources of information.

News & Announcements

Items of Interest

  • Alzheimer’s Disease: View streaming video of the HBO program on Alzheimer’s disease
  • Social Security: Read a Summary of the Social Security and Medicare Trustees Annual Report


Book Reviews

Book ReviewThe Gerontology Center faculty provides book reviews related to the topic of aging. Browse through our selection of reviews.

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Bringing Together...

Faculty and students from across disciplines and diverse backgrounds for the purpose of promoting education, training, research, and career development in the areas of adult development and aging. This focus is consistent with the interdisciplinary mission of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The Gerontology Center includes faculty from the areas of Business, Human Biology, Human Development, Nursing, Psychology, Social Work, and other disciplines, as well as professionals and interested individuals from the broader community. Our common goal is to promote education and knowledge of continuing adult development and aging processes.

The Gerontology Center Colloquia Series 2012-2013:

Join faculty, students, and other members of our community for a Colloquia to learn more about current topics and issues in gerontology. Each presentation will last 60 minutes with opportunity for questions from the audience at the end. All presentations will occur in the University Union, Alumni Room B from 2 pm to 3:20 pm.

Colloquia Schedule:

See 2010-12 Schedule »

The Gerontology Center Brown-Bag Series 2012-2013

Join faculty, students, and other members of our community in a brown-bag discussion centered on topics and issues in gerontology. The brown-bag discussions are held on the second Friday of the month in the Gathering Room (MAC-201) from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. These meetings are intended to be informal, incorporating flexible and changeable formats, and most importantly, provide opportunities for students, faculty, and others in the community interested in gerontology to exchange ideas and information.

Brown-Bag Schedule:

  • October 26, 2012 - Doreen Higgins (Social Work) and Devon Christianson (Director of the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Brown County), will be presenting, "Elder Abuse: A Delicate Balance" at the Gerontology Center Brown Bag from 11:30 to 12:30 p.m., in MAC-201 (The Gather Room). This will be an interactive presentation on various facets of elder abuse with special attention to elder abuse in Brown County.

  • See 2010-12 Schedule »