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Explore truth about aging and how to chart your own course. Mankind has never lived as long as we are doing today.  We can no longer look at the past to see what our journey will be like.

Offering AA Degrees, CEU Courses, and Vocational Programs for RCFE, Activity Leader and Social Services Designee along with specialized certificates in Senoir Fitness, Dementia Care, Ethnicity and Elder Care.

American River College Gerontology

4700 College Oak Drive, Sacramento, CA 95841-4286, us

916 484-8512



Faculty and Staff

Department Chair and Program Coordinator

Professor Karla Gustafson  email

Full Time Faculty

Professor Laurinda Reynolds email

Adjunct Professors

Margaret Borowiak         email:

Gina Hansen                     email:

Arlene Krause                  emial:

Marie Schirmer               email:

Mary Schleeter               emial:   SchleeM@arc.losrios.ed

Jacquelyn Sneed           email:


Gerontology Clerk: Shamona Thompson-Ross   email

Location on Campus

Davies Hall  Third Floor Room 361

Gerontology Clerk located in BSS Office (opposite corner)