Geriatric Medicine in Sterling Heights, MI


What is geriatric medicine?

Geriatric medicine is a health care specialty focused on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and disability in the older adult patient population. A geriatric physician, or geriatrician, provides older patients with a wide range of primary care services and is a trained expert in the aging process.

At Tri-County Medical Clinic in Sterling Heights, Michigan, our geriatric physicians are board-certified in family medicine with additional geriatric training focused on the specific health concerns of aging adults. Additionally, geriatricians deal with the daily health needs of the elderly, such as nutritional needs. If you or your loved ones require geriatric treatment, schedule an appointment by filling out the form on this page.

What conditions and symptoms can a geriatric physician treat?

Geriatric doctors provide comprehensive care for older adults, which includes a wide range of preventative and advanced treatment options. At Tri-County Medical Clinic, our board-certified geriatric physicians are experienced in delivering personalized care for many diseases, conditions, and disabilities that affect older adults. Our clinic provides the following services.

Treatment for Geriatric Conditions

Our physicians can provide treatment for geriatric conditions and concerns including:

  • Memory loss
  • Chronic pain
  • Falls / accidents
  • Incontinence
  • Medication side effects

Evaluations of Self-Care Ability

Tri-County Medical Clinic offers evaluations for our geriatric patients in order to assess their ability to perform day-to-day tasks, such as:

  • Prepare meals
  • Bathe themselves
  • Dress themselves
  • Maintain good hygiene
  • Maintain emotional wellbeing

Our physicians offer these exams for our geriatric patients to assess their wellbeing such as:

  • Annual wellness exams
  • Initial wellness exams who are new to Medicare

Disease Prevention and Management

Our geriatric healthcare team also specializes in the prevention and management of diseases that commonly affect geriatric patients, including:

  • Dementia
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Cancer (screening)
  • Diabetes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Sleep disorders
  • Depression

To learn more about the geriatric medicine services provided at Tri-County Medical Clinic or to schedule an appointment, call our office today at (586) 979-5100, ext. 1. You may also use the form on this page to send an inquiry directly to our Sterling Heights, MI office.

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