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News & Press

May 11, 2017

At #AGS17, AGS & Health in Aging Foundation Awardees Exemplify Commitment to Geriatrics Across Health Disciplines

New York (May 11, 2017)—As part of their shared commitment to bringing the knowledge and expertise of geriatrics to fellow healthcare professionals and the public, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and the AGS Health in Aging Foundation this week congratulated two distinguished scholars who are the first recipients of the Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa Award…More»

April 27, 2017

AGS Honors Expert & Emerging Geriatrics Leaders at 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting

New York (April 27, 2017)—Celebrating its seventy-fifth anniversary in 2017, the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) announced that it will honor more than 15 leading researchers, clinicians, educators, and emerging health professionals who have made outstanding contributions to high-quality, person-centered care for older adults. Awards will be presented at the AGS 2017 Annual Scientific Meeting, May…More»

April 27, 2017

Transforming Preventive Care for Older Adults, Dr. Sei Lee Presented with 2017 Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement

New York (April 27, 2017)—The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and the AGS Health in Aging Foundation today announced that Sei Lee, MD, MAS, Associate Professor in the Division of Geriatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), will be honored with the 2017 Thomas and Catherine Yoshikawa Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievement in Clinical…More»

November 22, 2016

AGS Sets Sights on Better Care, More Responsive Policies for “Unbefriended” Older Adults

Experts call for “national effort” supporting older adults who are already or might soon be “unbefriended”—a term for those who lack designated decision-makers and are no longer able to make medical decisions on their own. Media Contact: Dan Trucil 212-308-1414, ext. 329 dtrucil@americangeriatrics.org New York (Nov. 22, 2016)—Experts at the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) today…More»

November 4, 2016

Medicare to Cover Key Services Championed by AGS to Improve Care for Chronically Ill

New York (Nov. 4, 2016)—This week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the Final 2017 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Rule showing their continued support for reimbursing services provided to Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic conditions. As a result of ongoing advocacy from the AGS and our fellow stakeholders, these proposals, which will take effect in 2017,…More»