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It is a branch of general medicine dealing exclusively with the problems of ageing and the diseases of the elderly. It is derived from the Greek root “ger-gero- geronto” meaning “old age” or “the aged”.
Young-Old – (ages 65 – 74)
Middle-Old – (ages 75 – 84)
Old-Old – (age 85 and older) Ripe Old Age
Aim Of Geriatric Medicine
Maintenance of health in old age by high levels of engagement and avoidance of disease
Early detection and appropriate treatment of disease
Maintenance of maximum independence consistent with irreversible disease and disability
Sympathetic care and support during terminal illness
Geriatrics is known for its team approach to caring for older people and supporting their families and other caregivers. Our geriatrics care team include the following professionals :