The Fifth Edition of the Handbook of Geriatric Assessment edited by Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation, and Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP, President & Chief Executive Officer, The SCAN Foundation, has been published. 

Handbook of Geriatric Assessment, Fifth Edition is a multidisciplinary text that takes a contemporary approach in line with patient and family centered care. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it contains the latest information on geriatric assessments for older adults.

Completely updated and revised, this edition includes several new chapters, including demographic trends, age friendly health systems, payment reform and impact, the VA health system, self-care and management, impact on familial relations, vulnerable populations, building geriatric interdisciplinary teams, advance care planning, caregiver information, spiritual assessment, senior hunger, and transitions of care.

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