Geriatricians throughout the Sutter Health network help adults over 65 and their families understand the special needs that come with aging. These doctors are expert in evaluating and managing the functional, cognitive and medical needs of frail older adults.
Geriatricians can help you and your family assess:
- Memory impairment and the impacts.
- Fall risks and interventions to improve safety.
- Advance care planning and goals of care discussions.
- Comprehensive geriatric needs.
Ask your doctor to refer you to a geriatric specialist near you.