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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…
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These vulnerabilities call on health care providers, long-term care facility workers, as well as the public and the federal government to make lasting change to improve care and combat rising mortality rates among older adults. The goal being if we are faced with a public health crisis in the…
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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).
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