American Geriatrics Society

The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a professional society founded on June 11, 1942 for physicians practicing geriatric medicine. The Society has a main peer-reviewed journal, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Its other journals include the Annals of Long-term Care and Clinical Geriatrics.

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http://www.americangeriatrics.org/
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Geriatrics_Society

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Gerontology & Geriatrics

Don't Let social isolation keep you from being active

By now, we're all aware that COVID-19 is especially dangerous for older adults—the older you are, the higher your risk for serious illness and even death if you contract the virus. Because there is no treatment or a vaccine ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

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Having trouble getting around on your own—such as difficulty walking, climbing steps, or being able to get in and out of a chair—can lead to physical disability and losing your independence.

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Geriatrics is the field of health care focused on care for older adults. Experts suggest that our current geriatrics workforce needs better preparation to care for the 5.7 million people living with dementia in this country. ...

Gerontology & Geriatrics

Regular physical activity can maintain or improve frailty

Frailty is the medical term for becoming weaker or experiencing lower levels of activity or energy. Becoming frail as we age increases our risk for poor health, falls, disability, and other serious concerns.

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