Stay active in and connected to the profession—all at reduced membership rates.
How it Works!
- Are you at least 65 years old and have you completed at least 30 years of APTA membership?
- Are you unable to practice physical therapy due to a permanent disability and have completed at least 5 years of APTA membership?
If YES, you may qualify for annually reduced national, chapter, and section dues as an APTA Life member, plus a host of other benefits.
Life Member Benefits | Apply for Life Membership Status (.pdf)
Retired Member Eligibility: Members can apply for Retired Member Status with reduced membership dues and access to benefits when they reach the age of 55 or older and have completed at least 20 years of membership. Retired applicants must no longer work in an occupation related to physical therapy.
Membership Benefits | Dues | Apply for Retired Member Status (.pdf)
Note: Retired members are eligible for standard PT and PTA member benefits.
Retirement Verification Form (.pdf)
Contact Member Services at 800/999-2782,M-F 8:00 am-6:00 pm, ET, for additional information on becoming a life or retired member.