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Geriatrics - Wikipedia
Geriatrics, or geriatric medicine, is a specialty that focuses on health care of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults.

Geriatrics | definition of geriatrics by Medical dictionary
geriatrics [jer″e-at´riks] the branch of health care dealing with the problems of aging and diseases of the aged; it is related to the science of gerontology, which is the ...

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Printer-Friendly PDF What is Geriatrics? Caring for Older Adults At every age, people have particular healthcare needs. One of the medical challenges for older adults is that more than half of adults age 65 or older have 3 or more medical problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, arthritis,

Geriatrics - definition of geriatrics by The Free Dictionary
ger·i·at·rics (jĕr′ē-ăt′rĭks) n. (used with a sing. verb) The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and problems specific to ...

Best Hospitals for Geriatrics | US News Best Hospitals
See US News hospital rankings for geriatric care. Scores factor in services for patients with Alzheimer's disease, reputation, patient safety, and more.

Geriatrics | Boston Medical Center
The Section of Geriatrics at Boston University and Boston Medical Center is an interdisciplinary group of healthcare professionals whose mission is to address the special needs of the diverse geriatric populations of the metro-Boston area.

Geriatrics | Northwestern Medicine
Geriatrics provides consultation and services for the physical, emotional and social well-being of elderly patients with medical and psychosocial problems. Learn more.

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Our geriatrics funding helps prepare health care providers to meet the needs of the aging U.S. population and ensure improved health results for older adults.



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