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.
HealthinAging.org 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.
- Access the full range of searchable resources available from HealthinAging.org.
- Looking for a list of geriatrics health professionals in your area?
View for our directory of AGS members.
Join us in making a difference for millions of older adults and caregivers by contributing to the AGS Health in Aging Foundation today.
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:
Learn about the basics of geriatrics
what it is, why it matters, and when it may be time for you to contact a geriatrics expert.
Meet the older Americans of today…
and learn more about how health care shapes who they are.
Get more information about the state of the geriatrics workforce…
and the rewards of caring for older people.
Meet the professionals behind geriatrics expertise…
and learn how they chose a career supporting health, safety, and independence for us all.