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Aging Research & Geriatric Rehabilitation Networking Group

 

 

Hear from Past Chair Emily Nalder, PhD, OT Reg. (Ont.), Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

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MISSION

To improve the lives of older adults through the creation and dissemination of knowledge in gerontological rehabilitation policy, practice, research and education. To develop, mentor, expand and enrich the community of Geriatric Rehabilitation clinicians, educators and researchers in order to facilitate the broader ACRM mission to IMPROVE LIVES.

“The ACRM Aging Research & Geriatric Rehabilitation Networking Group (ARGRNG) provides a home for anyone interested in geriatric rehab. We have a real mix of researchers, clinicians, and educators within the group and it’s very interdisciplinary so this is a great home for people interested in aging and great a chance to learn from those collaborations and do important work.” —Emily Nalder, PhD, University of Toronto

 


UPCOMING MEETING: You are Invited

Join us online for the next ARGRNG Leadership Meeting. This meeting is open to ALL ARGRNG members. Agenda will be sent separately by Dr. Heyn.

WHAT: Aging Research & Geriatric Rehabilitation Networking Group Membership Meeting

WHEN: TUE, 1 DEC // 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET

WHERE: Online at GoToMeeting >>
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DIAL-IN BY PHONE: United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 424-183-493

 


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One of the most valuable benefits of ACRM membership is the opportunity to participate in the many interdisciplinary special interest groups (ISIG) and networking groups. Contact a co-chair to learn more about this networking group and ways to participate. Click the JOIN NOW button for details or contact Member Services at +1.703.435.5335 for personal assistance.

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COVID-19 RESOURCES

For Older People With Disabilities and their Caregivers

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RECOMMENDED READING:
Geriatric Rehabilitation Should Not Be an Oxymoron

Jonathan F. Bean, MD, MS, MPH

The primary concern among older adults seeking health care is maintaining or improving functional independence. This concern is the focus of both rehabilitative care and geriatric medicine; however, collaboration between these fields can be hampered by a lack of mutual understanding of the fundamental principles of the other field. A new article published in the Archives of PM&R by Jonathan Bean et al describes three steps that can be implemented at an organizational or individual level to bridge the fields of geriatric medicine and rehabilitation, allowing them to better serve older patients. Read More

 

REHABCAST HIGHLIGHT:
Predictive Science of Pressure Injury, Geriatric Rehab’s Rising Importance

ACRM RehabCastThe May/July episode of the Archives RehabCast features interviews with Kath Bogie and Jonathan Bean. Dr. Bogie discusses her imaging-based approach to figuring out who’s most at risk of pressure sounds. The population is aging, and it’s time for geriatricians and the rehab medicine field to team up to tackle the demand, says Dr. Bean. Listen Now >>

#RehabCast is the PM&R podcast for all of rehabilitation medicine: physiatry, occupational therapy, physical therapy, speech-language pathology, neuropsychology, rehabilitation nursing and more.