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The Geriatric Assessment Center is CLOSED as of Jan. 1, 2019.
See information below on Geriatric Medicine services offered through Griffin Faculty Physicians.

Geriatric Medicine

Geriatric consultations are available to patients already established with a Griffin Faculty Physician primary care provider.

Common reasons for a referral from your PCP include:

  • Memory loss
  • Frequent falls
  • Gait and balance disorders
  • Behavioral changes
  • Episodes of confusion
  • Wandering
  • Safety issues
  • Incontinence
  • Multiple medications or medication management
  • Decline in self-care abilities
  • Increased caregiver dependence, institutional placement being considered
  • Frequent doctor or hospital visits

Treatment Specialties

  • Geriatric Rehabilitation Services

    Keep your independence, improve your well-being. As we age, we face many physical and emotional changes that can affect our level of function and well-being. The Geriatric Rehabilitation Program at Griffin Hospital helps you or your loved one maintain functional independence. Conditions Treated Geriatric Rehabilitation at Griffin Hospital can help older individuals with: Age-related impairments Cardiovascular issues Neurological disorders Musculoskeletal. Find out more here.

  • Balance & Fall Prevention

    We can help you improve your balance and avoid falls. Falls are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in those over the age of 65 and are the leading cause of death from injury in this age group. The risk and incidence of falls increases with age. When serious, falls can result in hip, pelvic, and other fractures, as. Find out more here.

  • Cognitive Therapy

    The Cognitive Therapy Program at Griffin Hospital helps make it easier for you to do the daily activities you want or need to do. Treatment activities focus on maximizing cognitive function such as memory and increasing safety in performing mobility activities and ADLs (Activities of Daily Living). Evaluation All patients receive a comprehensive evaluation which identifies your individual needs and. Find out more here.