OLDER ADULTS FACING CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE AND/OR KIDNEY FAILURE

Special Interest Group

  • Date:
  • Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Track: Networking

Co-Chairs: Leah Taffel, MD; Christine Liu, MD
This SIG will discuss the ways interdisciplinary collaboration can help older adults and their family members feel supported in the dialysis vs conservative management decision making process; to collaborate on how to create co-management geriatrics and renal subspecialty clinics; and to foster research on outcomes that affect the quality of life of older adults with kidney disease, such as falls, re-hospitalization rates, and end of life care.