Patient Education

Through the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Health in Aging Foundation, we provide patient education materials to advance our commitment to the health, independence, and quality of life of all older adults.

The AGS Health in Aging Foundation brings the discoveries and expertise of geriatrics to the public. We develop reliable, expert health information for older adults and caregivers, support ongoing geriatrics education for health professional trainees, and recognize achievements and leadership across geriatrics. is the Foundation’s public education portal, providing older adults and caregivers with up-to-date information on health and aging—as well as access to a network of geriatrics healthcare professionals.

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Explaining Geriatrics Expertise to Older Adults & Caregivers

Helping older adults—and even trainees—understand what makes geriatrics unique is an important part of academic geriatrics.  Resources from ADGAP, the AGS, and the AGS Health in Aging Foundation can help everyone—from patients to fellow professionals—better understand how geriatrics is leading the way to high-quality, person-centered care for us all.  Access highlights from our work below: