A Doctor Who Understands the Needs of Aging Adults & Their Caregivers
Need to learn more about how to help older adults with common health problems? Since 2008 I’ve been teaching caregivers how geriatricians approach issues such as falls, medication side-effects, and dementia.
- NEW: Have a question? Learn about my free monthly Q & A calls for caregivers. The next call will be in June, and will be about better advance care planning for older adults.
- Like practical tips on handling common medical problems in aging adults? Visit the Geriatrics for Caregivers Blog.
- Wondering just what is geriatrics? See my page on the geriatric approach to caring for aging adults.
If you are a caregiver — or older adult in the Bay Area — and you’d like to have a geriatrician advise you on your health care concerns, I can help. My practice, based in San Francisco, specializes in helping families make sure their older loved ones get the healthcare they need, and avoid the care they don’t need. Read more …