Our goal is to help provide excellent comprehensive patient care and education for patients, families, professionals and caregivers.

Who Should Be Referred?

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Patients over the age of 65 may benefit from the services of a geriatric specialist if they want guidance on healthy aging or are frail or experiencing the following:

  • Multiple health conditions or chronic illnesses, especially when they require multiple medications
  • Memory impairments
  • Behavioral or mood changes, such as depression or anxiety
  • Problems with balance or gait and falls
  • Inability to perform usual activities of daily living
  • Incontinence
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Unexplained weight loss or appetite disorders
  • Deconditioning following hospitalization
More Information

Geriatrics Guide

Topic specific overview, references, detailed information, presentations and videos

Resources

Links to resources for health care professionals, patients, and caregivers

Age is opportunity no less
Than youth itself, though in another dress,
And as the evening twilight fades away
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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