AZGS IS COMMITTED TO IMPROVING THE HEALTH AND WELL-BEING OF OLDER ADULTS IN ARIZONA
More Educational Opportunities!
American Society on Aging
Maintaining Services And Supports For People Living
With Dementia And Their Caregivers During COVID-19
Thursday, November 19, 2020 11:00 AM Pacific
Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association Presents
Introduction to POLST Workshop
Thursday, December 3, 2020 10AM
SAVE THE DATE!
Saturday, November 21, 2020 10am-12pm
AZGS Membership Meeting Town Hall
In lieu of our annual fall educational symposium, AZGS will be conducting a town hall meeting for the membership via ZOOM. During the town hall we will review our annual financial report, award Geriatrician and Gerontologist of the year, and elect new board members. We also hope to receive feedback in ways to serve our membership.
All AZGS members are invited to attend- and please contact us with any further ideas
- More info to come -
Nominations for Geriatrician or Gerontologist of the Year 2020 are closed
Welcome To the Arizona Geriatrics Society
The answer is in the number of people needing care.
Year US POPULATION OVER 65 years OVER 85 years
2000 35 million 4 million
2050 78 million 31.2 million
As the population of older adults continues to rise rapidly, the number of expert geriatric professionals is on the decline.The Arizona Geriatrics Society (AzGS) works to ensure the best of care for older Arizonans.
To meet healthcare needs today and in the future, the AzGS is dedicated to the development of professionals in geriatrics and gerontology who are committed to employing best practices in healthcare for older adults.
Membership is open to all who care for older adults, including physicians (geriatricians and primary care physicians as well as surgical and medical specialists), nurse practitioners, physician assistants, dentists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, case managers, long term care and assisted living facility administrators, occupational and speech therapists, and any other allied professionals providing care to older adults in Arizona.
Now is the time to share your knowledge and expertise with this growing and dynamic professional association.
Thank you to our society sponsors