Welcome to the Mississippi Gerontological Society web site.

We embrace and celebrate the concept of aging!

Here you will find information on MGS, resources for older adults and those who care for older adults, membership information and much more…


Itawamba Community College
announces an online Gerontology Certificate Program!
For more information contact program director Laura Pannell at lmpannell@iccms.edu


  • Enable those who work with older adults, paid or volunteer, to become more competent in the field of gerontology, and
  • Encourage coordination among interested individuals and groups to enhance community involvement in helping other Mississippians achieve more exciting, meaningful and independent lives, and
  • Educate the general public to the aging process by including input from the elderly themselves to identify their needs, and
  • Advocate for the rights, privileges and responsibilities of older adults in order to enhance their quality of life


  • Join MGS (membership information) link to membership form
  • Leadership link to leadership page with officer names and contact info
  • Resources link to resources page
  • Contact Us link to email for Dianne Arnold
  • Members Only link to the newsletter