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 aim to enable older individuals maintain their daily function and empower them to lead active and fulfilling lives.
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?
Dementia is one of the major causes of disability in the elderly, worldwide.