AGS Beers Criteria: What You Should Know About the 2015 Update (image) American Geriatrics Society Share Print E-Mail Caption The AGS Beers Criteria are explicit (though not exhaustive) lists of several important potentially inappropriate medications for older adults who are not receiving hospice/palliative care. The AGS Beers Criteria promote high-quality, person-centered care for older adults by offering guidance to clinicians and the public about medications with risks that may outweigh their benefits. Credit (C) 2015, American Geriatrics Society Usage Restrictions (C) 2015, American Geriatrics Society Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.