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Date: 9/13/2019

Spotlight on AGS CoCare Ortho™: There's Still Time to Register for the Online Workshop

Registration is open for the AGS CoCare: Ortho™ Online Workshop: Introduction to Co-Management, taking place on Thurs., Sept. 19, from 2-5pm ET.

Led by AGS CoCare: Ortho™ Expert Faculty and complemented with 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, this 3-hour workshop will utilize a "trigger video" and presentation of modules from the AGS CoCare: Ortho™ Online Educational Curriculum. The trigger video will lead participants through a realistic case that includes both appropriate and inappropriate elements of care, as well as a discussion of what happened and what could have been done differently. Learn more.

Registration remains open but is limited to one person per interested institution. Registration is

  • $65 for individuals from current AGS CoCare: Ortho™ subscriber institutions, or
  • $125 for individuals from institutions not currently subscribed to the program.

Space is limited so click here to secure your spot today! For further information, contact Deena Sandos at dsandos@americangeriatrics.org.

CoCare webinar


Spotlight on #AGS20: Top 10 Reasons to Attend AGS Annual Scientific Meetings

There are plenty of reasons to attend #AGS20—it's almost impossible to choose just one! Get ready for May 7-9 (pre-conference day May 6) in Long Beach, CA, by reading our Top 10 Reasons to Attend AGS Annual Scientific Meetings—then add your own to the list with a tweet to @AmerGeriatrics letting us know what you're looking forward to most at #AGS20! 

Remember: There's still time to help shape #AGS20 by volunteering as an Abstract Reviewer. Find more information here, and bookmark Meeting.AmericanGeriatrics.org to stay up-to-date on abstract submission deadlines, registration details, and more!

AGS Meeting 2020


Register for the AGS-AGING Initiative Webinar on MCCs

"Decision Making and Action Steps for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions" will take place Fri., Oct. 11, from 1:30-2:30pm ET. This webinar is based on actual encounters between patients and clinicians and is designed to model and teach the knowledge and skills needed to participate in this approach to decision-making and care. Participants will have the option to apply for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Learn more.

Become a JAGS Junior Reviewer

The Junior Reviewer Program at the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society (JAGS) is designed to bring new, fresh voices to the review process; to train high-quality reviewers; and to continue building a community of scholars in the field of aging. The application process is easy and open to early-stage junior faculty. Learn more.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society


NIA IMPACT Collaboratory Request for Applications

The NIA IMPACT Collaboratory seeks to transform the delivery, quality, and outcomes of care provided to Americans living with dementia and their caregivers by accelerating testing and evidence-based interventions through funding from the National Institute of Aging (U54AG063546).

The Collaboratory is soliciting letters of intent for several 1-year, $150,000 pilot awards. These pilot funds will generate preliminary data necessary to design and conduct future full-scale embedded pragmatic clinical trials of non-pharmacologic interventions in healthcare systems for people and caregivers impacted by Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The mandatory letter of intent (LOI) is due Fri., Oct. 11, though LOIs will be approved on a rolling basis as received.

Download the Request for Applications (RFA) and find additional information at the NIA IMPACT Collaboratory's website. Two optional informational webinars will be held on Thurs., Sept. 26, and Wed., Oct. 2, to answer any questions for potential applicants (registration links can be found in the RFA). Questions also can be emailed to impactcollaboratory@hsl.harvard.edu.