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Who Will Care for Older Adults? We’ve Plenty of Know-How but Too Few Specialists

Thirty-five years ago, Jerry Gurwitz was among the first physicians in the United States to be credentialed as a geriatrician — a doctor who specializes in the care of older adults.

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Dr. shortage affects aging Americans

Like many of his fellow geriatricians, Dr. Gary Blanchard of St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester has been keeping a leery eye on Jan. 1, 2011.

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