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An organized and united approach can ensure the success of increasing the number of PAs serving older adults in ambulatory and LTC settings, filling worrisome gaps. 
The articles in this issue balance these needs—how to adapt care practices to meet new challenges and also how to enhance care delivery for persistent health issues.
AGS Viewpoint
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-…
AGS Viewpoint
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.
AGS Viewpoint
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…
AGS Viewpoint
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…
AGS Viewpoint
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.
AGS Viewpoint
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).
AGS Viewpoint
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—…
Editor's Page
The articles in this issue focus on increasing provider knowledge of nursing facility residents with Parkinson disease (PD) and residents at high risk for severe hypoglycemia, with an emphasis on how nurses and nurse practitioners can contribute to more effective care protocols.
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