By: James T. Pacala, MD, MS
Handout – Future Directions in Geriatrics
This webinar will look at future directions and importance of geriatrics in the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Geriatrics is a “small fighting” workforce that partners with other specialties to delay, prevent or reverse age related diseases. In addition, patient-oriented quality measures and adoption/sharing of geriatrics interventions will be examined.
By: Phyllis A. Greenberg, PhD, MPA
Handout – Ageism in Health Care
This webinar will explore what value, if any, there is in using age as a predictor or impetus for testing, examining and diagnosing older adults. How helpful is the use of age and are there other factors that should and can take precedence? What do we know and what don’t we know if we know someone’s age.