Institute of Gerontology director Glenn Ostir recently appeared on Georgia Public Broadcasting’s ‘On Second Thought to discuss Georgia’s senior health crisis and point to solutions for improving the quality of care for older adults across the state.
A recent report ranks Georgia 41st in the nation for the quality of senior health, a two-slot drop from last year. Dr. Ostir emphasized the need for changes at top levels of government and regulating bodies as well as among citizens. Older adults and their families, he said, have to be educated to the health issues that face us as we age. Listen to the whole segment here.