• To promote the exchange of ideas and information about aging;
    • To facilitate collegial relationships among its members through formal and informal forums;

  • To promote the knowledge of aging through research and its use in areas of practice and in the development of public policy;
  • To promote a concern for ethics and a standard of excellence to guide the activities of professionals in the field of aging;
  • To advance knowledge of aging among the general public and advocate on issues of interest to older adults; and
  • To maintain a vital and viable membership organization.