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

  • Palliative Care Pain management services to provide comfort to those with life-threatening illness.
  • Long Term Care (LTC) Health, personal and social care provided over a sustained period of time to individuals who are functionally or cognitively impaired. This may include in-home care, assisted living or skilled nursing facility.
  • Medication Management Identification and counseling regarding the medication regime that individuals are using including prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins and home remedies.

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