Geriatric care is the term used to refer to care focused on older adults. As you age, many health concerns change, including how to manage medical conditions.
A doctor trained in geriatrics knows how older patients react to treatments and the kinds of conditions common among older adults.
All of our Family Medicine doctors have training in geriatrics, with some having advanced fellowship training in geriatrics. We also host a fellowship training program in geriatrics to help ensure that our doctors know the latest in geriatric care.
If you are older, or you have a family member who is older and is looking for a primary care doctor to help lead and coordinate care, contact one of our family medicine locations to schedule an appointment.
Visit the links below from our UPMC patient education materials for more information about geriatric care and other information for older adults.