Kindred Healthcare announced that it will acquire RehabCare Group for around $900 million, creating the largest post-acute healthcare services company in the United States with more than $6 billion in annual revenues Harvard Medical School researchers released a study in the February 2 issue of JAMA that implies for-profit hospices cherry-pick patients with lower care needs The American Geriatrics Society has added new assessments in the first update of the guidelines on preventing falls in older persons since 2001 In the February 2011 issue of the journal Expert Reviews in Dermatology, researchers from Loyola University Health System discussed an experimental approach to skin care that may decrease the prevalence of non-healing wounds
What does AGS stand for?
AGS stands for American Geriatrics Society
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In May, the American Geriatrics Society released three new products for smartphones.
The stress of attending to a mentally incapacitated spouse may somehow contribute to the added risk, scientists report in the May Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Marie Villa of the American Geriatrics Society answers some "frequently asked questions" about volunteering: * How much time should I volunteer?
Tai Chi, a traditional Chinese form of exercise, may help older adults avoid getting shingles by increasing immunity to varicella-zoster virus (VZV) and boosting the immune response to varicella vaccine in older adults, according to a new study published in print this week in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
Funding for the Older Americans Act has been frozen since fiscal year 2002 and must be increased to adjust for inflation, according to the letter, which was signed by more than 30 organizations, including the National Council on Aging, American Geriatrics Society and Alliance for Retired Americans.
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2002;50-551-3.
was organized by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and made possible by a grant from the National Institute on Aging (NIA).