1. History – The Gerontological Society Singapore was founded in March 1986 by a multi-disciplinary group consisting of geriatricians, psychiatrists, social scientists, physiotherapists, and other professionals. We are registered as a charitable organization with IRAS as well as a member of:
    • NUS Gerontological Research Programme
    • the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (IAGG) and
    • International Association of Gerontology Asia/ Oceania Region.

  2. Milestones:
    • 1989 – member of The Advisory Council on the Aged
    • 1999 – member of The Inter-Ministerial Committee on the Ageing Population
    • 2006 – member of Committee on Ageing Issues
    • 2007 – member of Council for Third Age
    • 2011 – Asia Scientific Conference on Ageing
    • 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 – Annual Scientific Conference on Ageing

  3. Objectives:
    • Promote and encourage cooperation between organizations and individuals interested in Gerontology.
    • Promote the interests and influence of organizations concerned with Gerontology.
    • Promote, improve and encourage training in Gerontology
    • Promote Gerontological research.

  4. Program
    • organize educational talks/ seminars/ conferences
    • publish newsletters and papers on Gerontological research
    • networking with other Gerontological organizations

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