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.
GEAR 1.0 and GEAR 2.0 pilots are now closed for the 2022 awards, but please check back in July for the next funding announcements.
Recent Manuscripts & Publications
This scoping review examines the literature on care transition interventions for patients with cognitive impairment receiving ED care and what measures of quality transitions are important for older adults with impaired cognition and their care partnersRead More
This scoping review demonstrates the state of research on ED care practices for PLWDs. This review demonstrates that studies of components of ED care and emergency care needs for PLWDs are wide ranging with little depth on any topic.Read More