Geriatrician

A medical specialist who treats older adults. These are generally internal medicine or family practice physicians who have completed additional training and certification.

More Common Terms

  • Ambulatory Care Health services that are provided in an outpatient setting and do not require an overnight hospital stay.
  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
  • Caregiving Refers to services provided to individuals who are unable to fully care for themselves due to a disability or functional limitation. These services can be provided informally by a family member or friend or more formally by a paid professional such a...

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