Geriatrics is an area of medicine that specializes in the care of older adults, which includes people age 65 and older.
Aging affects every organ and system in your body, increasing your risk of developing conditions that affect your physical, cognitive, and emotional well-being.
Health care providers that specialize in geriatrics understand the health problems older adults face and provide the attentive, high-quality care they need to manage their health so they can maintain as much independence as possible.
Comprehensive Primary Care provides personalized geriatrics care.
Not every person 65 years old and older needs geriatrics. However, you or someone you love may benefit from the specialized care provided by the team at Comprehensive Primary Care for the management of an older adult:
Caregivers may also benefit from geriatrics care at Comprehensive Primary Care if they have a hard time managing the health needs of their aging loved one.
The Comprehensive Primary Care team provides expert care for their geriatric patients. The specifics of each patient’s care and treatment depend on individual health needs.
The team focuses on the four key areas of geriatrics:
During an exam, your provider at Comprehensive Primary Care looks for signs of dementia, depression, or other changes in cognitive health.
Many older adults struggle with mobility because of frailty or the effects of chronic health conditions. The team assesses mobility and makes recommendations and referrals to help patients maintain or improve their mobility.
Older adults may take multiple medications. The team continuously reviews medications and makes adjustments as needed.
The team provides the care that matters most to you and your family.
Comprehensive Primary Care is a full-service primary care practice that offers multiple services to meet a wide range of health needs.
Some of the geriatrics care services available include:
The Comprehensive Primary Care team consists of knowledgeable and caring health providers that partner with you and your family to keep you in good health.
Find out more about geriatrics at Comprehensive Primary Care by calling the office or booking an appointment online today.