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Annals of Long-Term Care
With the passage of the American Rescue Act and the acceleration of the US vaccination campaign, the Biden administration and the 117th US Congress have achieved some of their major goals in just the first few months of 2021. The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is pleased to see some of our short…
Annals of Long-Term Care
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Virtual Annual Scientific Meeting will be your top (virtual) destination for the latest in geriatrics research, education, and clinical care, providing the newest evidence-based scientific information to improve your ability to care for older adults.
Annals of Long-Term Care
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact how we deliver long-term care, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) has been hard at work developing new opportunities to network, communicate, and collaborate—both this year and as we look toward the AGS 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting (#AGS21; May 13-…
Annals of Long-Term Care
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) this summer expressed concern that the new process for sharing COVID-19 data risks fragile progress in our hard-fought national response to the pandemic.
Annals of Long-Term Care
This is the question experts addressed in a new position statement published by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (doi:10.1111/jgs.16537). The statement focuses primarily on whether age should be considered when making decisions to allocate…
Annals of Long-Term Care
At the 2020 American Geriatrics Society Annual Scientific Meeting (#AGS20) in Long Beach, CA, (May 7-9; preconference program on May 6), some 3000 of the world’s leading geriatrics experts will converge to advance research, education, clinical practice, and public policy supporting the world’s…
Annals of Long-Term Care
Putting power and potential behind gender equity in health care is not just common sense; it is critical to the future of health, safety, and independence for us all as we age, so says the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) in a new position statement.
Annals of Long-Term Care
A seminal program for preventing delirium and loss of function for older adults stands poised for a major expansion thanks to the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
Annals of Long-Term Care
In a report published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS), attendees at a conference for the NIA’s Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists Transition into Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) program describe how increasing evidence shows age-related diseases—rather than age itself—…
Annals of Long-Term Care
A new article from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) offers a deep dive into some of the hard-hitting questions geriatrics clinicians face when discussing long-term care (LTC) insurance with older adults and caregivers.
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