A physician involved in ensuring better health for older adults by preventing them from diseases and treating the disorders and conditions they suffer from, is referred to as a geriatrician.
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 people approaching old age adapt to the changes occurring in their life and ability due to the process of aging and associated physical and mental problems.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE GERIATRICIAN FOR
Geriatricians can help the elderly with mobility and problems related to balance and falling.
DID YOU KNOW?
In a general population of people over 60, above 5 to 8 out of 100 suffer from Dementia.