Does your hospital have an emergency room designed for seniors?

Morey Stettner
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Does your hospital have an emergency room designed for seniors?
Does your hospital have an emergency room designed for seniors?

When you think of a hospital emergency room, what comes to mind? In recent years, there’s a promising trend that targets the ever-growing number of seniors who head to the hospital with a medical emergency: geriatric emergency departments (GEDs). In 2018, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) began accrediting hospitals that follow certain guidelines in treating people over 65.