The following information was obtained from the American Geriatrics Society “AGS”.
The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) is a not-for-profit organization of over 6,000 health professionals devoted to improving the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. The Society provides leadership to healthcare professionals, policy makers and the public by implementing and advocating for programs in patient care, research, professional and public education, and public policy. Our Mission To improve the health, independence and quality of life of all older people. Our Vision for the Future Every older American will receive high quality patient-centered care.
The Society established the AGS Foundation for Health in Aging (FHA) to further advance aging research. See the Foundation web site http://www.healthinaging.org/