Geriatric Services in Athens, Georgia

Athens, Georgia Geriatric Medicine

Geriatrics is the medical care for adults over the age of 60. It varies from typical primary care services as it focuses on more on medical conditions relevant to this demographic. Geriatrics includes reducing polypharmacy, fall risk reduction, assessing for cognitive impairment (memory problems), and management of chronic medical conditions while promoting a good quality of life.

Who would need Geriatric Medicine services?

Geriatrics can benefit anyone over the age of 60. After the age of 60 it is important for you to make regular appointments with your primary care physician at least once a year because of a need for preventative screening exams. These screenings include:

  • Fall Risk Assessments
  • Cognitive Assessments
  • Functional Assessment
  • Advance Directive Discussions
  • Cancer Screening
  • Routine Lab Tests

How can you receive Geriatric Medicine Services?

To receive geriatric medicine services, you should schedule an appointment with one of our primary care physicians. Reddy Medical Group offer geriatric services and primary care at the following locations:

  • Athens, GA
  • Royston, GA

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