AAGE was established in 1978 as an international network of anthropologists, sociologists, and other scientists working on issues of aging and the life course globally and cross-culturally. Learn about us and how to join our network

NEW issue of AAGE's journal!

All of the articles in the latest issue of Anthropology & Aging (vol 43 no 2) are now available free to download!

New articles by Gudmund Ågotnes, Sara Charlesworth, Martha MacDonald on informal spaces of community in Canada and Norway, P.J. White on the design implications of older people’s “reflective and visceral connections” to domestic products, and Chlöe Place’s Margaret Clark Award-winning article on community, memory and care, ‘Fiestas, Saints and Spirituality’.
In addition to articles, this issue features two Research Reports and a Portfolio (comics!)
Plus nine reviews of the latest titles on aging and anthropology. If you want to review a book for Anthropology & Aging, you can view our list of available books here.
To submit your own article, commentary, research report or ‘portfolio’ visual work, visit the journal website
Your membership keeps the journal free and open access! Join or renew today!

Berghahn Books LogoBerghahn Books now offers, for all AAGE members, a 50% series discount on all print titles in their Life Course, Culture and Aging series, edited by Jay Sokolovsky.

There are 9 volumes in the series, including monographs and edited volumes.
If you are interested in contributing to the series, all submissions as well as any queries about the formal procedure, should be sent to Berghahn.

Announcing the AAGE Spring Book Series!

The Association for Anthropology, Gerontology, and the Life Course is hosting a Spring Book Series, where we will have the opportunity to engage with authors of recent aging-related monographs in a lively online discussion! The series grows out of a book and media discussion forum, organized by our student liaison Brooke Jespersen, that has met […]

Alexa Carson (University of Toronto) – an AAGE Student Member Profile

Alexa Carson is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Toronto (Canada), and a Research Assistant at the Centre for Global Social Policy. Her dissertation research explores care for Latin American and Caribbean seniors in Toronto, from the dyadic perspectives of seniors and family caregivers. For this project, she is conducting in-depth interviews […]

Report on #2022AAASeattle

  Through the auspices of the AAA Interest Group (IG) on Aging and the Life Course – the interests of AAGE were well represented in the 2022 Meetings. Besides the many sessions our members organized and participated in, this included: An invited session “Caring for Varied Aging Populations in Senior Housings and Facilities as Cultural […]