Challenges in the Creation of Regional Geriatric Services

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The article describes the current state of geriatric care in the Russian Federation at the stage of the formation of a three-level model of geriatric-care management services. It highlights challenges in the organization of geriatric services at a regional level, including the problem of training personnel with appropriate skills and instances of a negative attitude in the young-old people towards geriatric departments and geriatrics in general. The study proposes measures to improve the work in this direction.

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Memetov, S.S., Sharkunov, N.P. Challenges in the Creation of Regional Geriatric Services. Adv Gerontol 10, 313–316 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1134/S2079057020040128

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Keywords:

  • old age
  • senile age
  • medical care
  • social assistance
  • geriatric doctor
  • quality of life
  • medical organization
  • population aging