Wish there were more Gerontologists

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Discussion Summary

A Longevity Explorer shares from her personal experience that health professionals often exhibit a lack of awareness of the physical and emotional impacts of treatment upon elders. The group goes on to explore what can be done to increase the availability and desirability of gerontological training in the fields of medicine.

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from the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco circle discussion January 11th, 2016.

 

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Physician education, Gerontology, eldercare training