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At #AGS19, geriatrics experts cast widest net yet for social, scientific innovations

20:00 EDT 26 Mar 2019 | AAAS

(American Geriatrics Society) When Baby Boomers were just starting their careers, smoking was still en vogue, life expectancy hovered in the 60s, and 'Medicare' was a term yet to be coined. Yet the advances that allowed Baby Boomers to live longer than any generation before took root in those days, when 'today' was still 'tomorrow.' That same spirit now will shape care for future generations, as more than 2,500 of the world's leading geriatrics experts converge on Portland, Ore., May 2-4, for #AGS19.

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