Geriatricians are physicians who have specialized knowledge about treating and managing medical conditions prevalent among older adults.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT GERIATRICIAN?
Geriatricians are adept at addressing various medical problems faced by the elderly such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders and the specific ways in which these conditions affect them.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF GERIATRICIAN?
Geriatricians help elderly people perform daily activities and functions.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE GERIATRICIAN FOR
Geriatricians can advise the elderly on long term plans such as wills and goals of care and also on improvement of their current living conditions.
DID YOU KNOW?
It has been predicted that more than 20% of the Indian population will be elderly by 2050.