Week In Review

Date: 8/10/17

Spotlight: Three More Weeks Until #AGS17 CME/CE Closes!

Did you attend #AGS17? Log into the registration portal to view your account and apply for CME/CE credits. Don't forget to complete your evaluations before the portal closes on Thurs., Aug. 31!

Get CME/CE credit for the American Geriatrics Society 2017 Annual Meeting

In Letters to Congress, AGS Offers Continued Support and Expertise for Future Health Reforms

In letters to leaders from the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate, the AGS offered its continued support to help develop public policy proposals that promote high-quality, person-centered, and affordable health coverage for us all as we age. In our letters, we encouraged bipartisan collaboration on future proposals and urged Congress to invite stakeholder input, to hold public hearings, and to provide ample opportunity for feedback from the American public. We also sent a separate letter to Senators Susan Collins (R-ME), John McCain (R-AZ), and Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) thanking them for their opposition to previously considered proposals that would have increased costs, reduced health coverage, and cut key services for millions of Americans. Read more.

Spotlight on HealthinAging.org: New Research Translations for Older Adults & Caregivers

Get the latest from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society blog at HealthinAging.orgTo provide up-to-date, accurate information on the latest geriatrics research for older adults, caregivers and the public, the HealthinAging.org blog (the official blog of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS)) provides summaries of recent research published in JAGS. Visit the blog today for easy-to-digest summaries of some of the newest research in geriatrics, including:

 

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Members & Geriatrics in the News

Don't Forget

  • The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) will host an #NCEAnow Twitter chat with the FrameWorks Institute on Thurs., Aug. 17, from 11am-12pm PT. Learn more.
  • Apply for the Evidence-Based Program Review through the National Council on Aging (NCOA) for an opportunity to receive funding through the Older Americans Act (OAA). Learn more.
  • New to Twitter? Send "Hey @AmerGeriatrics, I'm tweeting #geriatrics" and we'll add your profile to our "Friends to Follow" list.