GEAR Network

The mission of the Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) network is to improve the emergency care of older adults and those with dementia and other cognitive impairments. GEAR looks to identify research gaps in geriatric emergency care support research and evaluation of these areas.

Grants & Funding Opportunities

GEAR 1.0 Pilot Grant

GEAR Executive Committee and GEAR Advisory Board will review and select 3 proposals, each receiving up to $98,500 of total funding for this GEAR 1.0 Pilot Grant.

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Recent Manuscripts & Publications

GEAR Care Transitions

The Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network aimed to identify care transition interventions, particularly addressing social needs, and prioritize future research questions.

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Moving the Needle on Fall Prevention

Falls among older adults are common and costly, and, much of the time, preventable. In this study the GEAR Network set out to find research areas to improve fall identification and prevention practices that can be used in the emergency department.

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