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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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest. This article does not contain any studies involving animals or human participants performed by any of the authors.
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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
- old age
- senile age
- medical care
- social assistance
- geriatric doctor
- quality of life
- medical organization
- population aging