Public Broadcasting Service's (PBS) show, NPT Reports, has broadcast an episode of Aging Matters called, "Hospitals & Health Risks."  

This edition explores the benefits and risks of hospital treatment as we grow older. The episode examines best practices for hospital care and talks with older adults and with clinicians. The episode features the Age-Friendly Health Systems initiative and the Coalition for Quality in Geriatric Surgery Project, and discusses the Unit for the Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE Units).

Photo Credit: PBS: NPT Reports, Aging Matters: Episode 22

To watch the 28:23 min episode, click here.