Geriatrics involves medical care for adults age 65 and older, focusing on their health needs while providing prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for a wide range of conditions. The providers at CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care work to promote long-term health and wellness for their patients as they age.
The team keeps track of your medical records and monitors you regularly to keep you disease-free or to help manage present health issues that require treatment.
Geriatrics treats many conditions, including:
The CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care team can also treat everyday illnesses like the flu, strep throat, or a stomach bug. In addition, they offer care and treatment for weight loss, fatigue, and insomnia.
Geriatric care revolves around a central focus on your:
Your provider understands the importance of keeping your mental health strong. They evaluate your mind, memory, and cognitive abilities to help you maintain a healthy quality of life.
Your flexibility and strength play a significant role in your balance, gait, and risk of falling. Your provider can recommend specific routine exercises to keep your muscles strong, so you can get around easily without the risks that come with frailty.
If you take more than one medication, your provider can help manage how they work together. The team looks for ways to reduce how many prescriptions you need without affecting your health and wellness.
The CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care team also maintains a relationship with their geriatric patients, giving them a safe place to talk about health concerns while being treated for their physical, mental, and emotional needs.
Your provider at CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care offers tips and guidance on how to stay healthy as you age. Lifestyle recommendations include:
You should also continue to schedule routine visits with your geriatrics provider. Wellness checks keep you on top of your health and promote longevity of life.
To book your geriatrics appointment, call or schedule your visit online today.