An Aging Population, Without the Doctors to Match

Originally from September 2015

The flood of aging adults entering a nursing homes and developing haunting diseases like Alzheimer’s and dementia are making their families realize how little help there is for patients and their families alike. Most medical students (97%) do not take geriatrics courses and there are mostly questions, not answers, for the people needing to make a decision for the parents and grandparents unable to care for themselves.

Original content for this post taken from this New York Times article.

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