Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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Edited By: Thomas T. Yoshikawa

Impact Factor: 4.572

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 2/32 (Gerontology); 6/50 (Geriatrics & Gerontology)

Online ISSN: 1532-5415

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Special Articles on Diabetes

Guidelines Abstracted from the American Geriatrics Society Guidelines for Improving the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus: 2013 Update

American Geriatrics Society Expert Panel on the Care of Older Adults with Diabetes Mellitus


Management of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 2002–2012 Literature Review

Gerardo Moreno and Carol M. Mangione

Choosing Wisely Special Article

American Geriatrics Society Identifies Another Five Things That Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question

AGS Choosing Wisely Workgroup


American Geriatrics Society Identifies Five Things That Healthcare Providers and Patients Should Question

AGS Choosing Wisely Workgroup

Diabetes and older adults

Diabetes in Older Adults: A Consensus Report

Co-published by the American Diabetes Association and the American Geriatrics Society

Geriatric surgical patients

Best Practice Guidelines: Optimal Preoperative Assessment of the Geriatric Surgical Patient

Issued by the American College of Surgeons and the American Geriatrics Society
Prescribing medications for older adults

2012 Beers Criteria

Barbara Resnick and James T. Pacala

Multimorbidity

Guiding Principles for the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity: An Approach for Clinicians

By the American Geriatrics Society Expert Panel on the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity

Summary article on older adults with multiple chronic conditions

Patient-Centered Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Stepwise Approach from the American Geriatrics Society

American Geriatrics Society Expert Panel on the Care of Older Adults with Multimorbidity

Geriatric Program Development Virtual Issue

The papers in this virtual issue of the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society focus on the aging population and the development of geriatrics training programs from countries around the globe, including China, Europe, Singapore, Canada and the United States. Click the image below for complimentary access.

 Geriatric Program Development - free articles from the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

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AGS Research with Support from SCAN Foundation Advances Definition of Person-Centered Care

Are you at the center of your health care? New research from the American Geriatrics Society, the University of Southern California, and The SCAN Foundation is helping make that a reality with a new definition of person-centered care. These articles highlight that “well-being” is about more than the absence of disease; it’s also about letting personal values and preferences drive health and care. Find out more by following the links below…


How to Get Better Care with Lower Costs? See the Person not the Patient

Person-Centered Care: A Definition and Essential Elements

Moving Toward Implementation of Person-Centered Care for Older Adults in Community-Based Medical and Social Service Settings


Person-Centered Care for Older Adults with Chronic Conditions and Functional Impairment: A Systematic Literature Review

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