EIN 13-1950856

The American Geriatrics Society

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The AGS mission is to improve the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society works to achieve this mission by: (1) seeking to expand the geriatrics knowledge base through initiatives that promote basic, clinical and heal...
Related structure
The American Geriatrics Society is a parent organization to a group of 3 other organizations.
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Program areas at The American Geriatrics Society

Grants and Special Projects1. Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative (GEDC). The John A. Hartford Foundation and The Gary and Mary West Health Institute launched the GEDC program to further enhance emergency department (ED) care for older adults. The program brings together experts from the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), the American Geriatrics Society (AGS), the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA), the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and a growing number of hospitals and health systems. 2. AGS CoCare: OrthoTMis a Geriatrics-Orthopedics Co-Management model in which geriatrics professionals, or specially trained geriatrics co-managers (e.g., hospitalists) work with orthopedic surgeons to coordinate and improve the perioperative care of older adults with hip fractures. AGS CoCare: HELP is a comprehensive program designed to prevent delirium and functional decline for hospitalized older patients, providing institutions the tools and resources to support implementation. 3. The Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program Coordinating Center (GWEP). The AGS will create and oversee a GWEP Coordinating Center funded by The John A. Hartford Foundation to provide assistance to GWEP sites through national meetings, networking opportunities, mentoring, a centralized repository of resources for professional and public education, and site visit consultations with geriatrics experts. 4. U13 Bench-to-Bedside Conference Series. The AGS will continue a series of prestigious scientific conferences on emerging issues in geriatrics thanks to sustained funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA) as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Conference Cooperative Agreement (or U13) Program. 5. Dissemination of the UCLA Alzheimer's and Dementia Care Program. Under this 3-year subaward grant, AGS provides assistance with the marketing of the UCLA Alzheimers and Dementia Care Program to our membership and public networks. This effort includes the development of marketing materials and their dissemination through our websites, journals and exhibiting at various professional conferences.6. Clin-STAR Coordinating Center. The Clin-STAR Coordinating Center, managed by the American Federation for Aging Research, brings together clinician-investigators from across the US who are committed to careers focused on aging research. This supplement will support AGS activities with the Clin-STAR CC to stimulate aging research, foster networking and collaboration across disciplines, and identify and support high priority and understudied areas of aging research.
Public Affairs, Outreach, Education and Membership
Publication of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS), co-publishing of two nursing journals and a journal focused on long term care providers, training materials for geriatrics health professionals.

Grants made by The American Geriatrics Society

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillAdvance the Care of Older Adults$70,879
Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM)Advance the Care of Older Adults$65,795
University of RochesterAdvance the Care of Older Adults$62,942
...and 9 more grants made

Who funds The American Geriatrics Society

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
John A. Hartford FoundationGeriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (Gwep) Coordinating Center, Phase Ii$898,782
John A. Hartford FoundationGeriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (Gwep) Coordinating Center$572,569
John A. Hartford FoundationCocare-Geriatric Orthopedic Hip-Fracture Co-Management Implementation$493,858
...and 6 more grants received

Personnel at The American Geriatrics Society

Nancy E. LundebjergChief Executive Officer Phone Extension: 311 / Chief Executive Officer and$335,000
Elvy IckowiczSenior Vice President , Operations
Phillip WashburneDirector , Finance and Administration Phone Extension: 326 / Director of Finance$144,869
Ashley FlahertyDirector , Member Services , Relations and Technology Phone Extension: 324
Alanna GoldsteinDirector , Public Affairs and Advocacy Phone Extension: 309 / Senior Director$110,341
...and 20 more key personnel

Financials for The American Geriatrics Society

RevenuesFYE 12/2020
Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,171,617
Program services$2,259,584
Investment income and dividends$266,325
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$608,000
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$7,706
Total revenues$6,313,232

Form 990s for The American Geriatrics Society

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2020-122021-07-15990View PDF
2019-122020-09-17990View PDF
2018-122019-09-14990View PDF
2017-122018-10-16990View PDF
2016-122017-10-25990View PDF
...and 6 more Form 990s
Data update history
July 26, 2022
Received grants
Identified 1 new grant, including a grant for $12,866 from American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
April 13, 2022
Updated personnel
Identified 4 new personnel
April 5, 2022
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2020
December 17, 2021
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
September 22, 2021
Received grants
Identified 7 new grant, including a grant for $898,782 from John A. Hartford Foundation
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General information
40 Fulton St 18th Floor
New York, NY 10038
Metro area
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA
New York County, NY
Website URL
(212) 308-1414
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Form 990
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Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
S41: Promotion of Business
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Parent of group exemption
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