Welcome to the Canadian Association on Gerontology

The Canadian Association on Gerontology (CAG) is Canada’s premier multidisciplinary association for those who research, work and have an interest in the field of aging.

About Us

We are a national, multidisciplinary scientific and educational association established to provide leadership in matters related to the aging population.  A registered Canadian charity, the CAG was founded on October 15, 1971.


Our membership is a dynamic mix of people interested in the field of gerontology including health care professionals, researchers, academics, administrators, government representatives, students and seniors.  Learn about the benefits of joining the CAG.


CAG2021 | Hindsight 20/20: Looking Back for a Vision Forward in Gerontology. Join us October 20-23, 2021 for the all-virtual CAG2021, celebrating 50 years of the Canadian Association on Gerontology. Register now!