The Center for Geriatric Health and Disease Management coordinates health
and social services for the elderly and their families focusing on comprehensive
inpatient and outpatient care and education. It provides medical care
for the older adult, assessment of memory disorders, a memory disorders
program and education and support for the individual and their caregiver.
Our team provides the following services:
Our team provides long-term primary care for patients 65 years of age
and older. We serve as an overall health care manager and, if necessary,
working directly with specialists to determine the best treatment of care.
Outpatient Consultative Services
Our team assists primary care physicians with patients who have Memory
Impairment and/or other Complex Geriatric Syndromes.
Our team provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment for patients
who have concerns about memory impairment.
Inpatient Coverage of Our Patients
When our patients are admitted to the hospital, our team directs the care.
Inpatient Consultative Services
Our team provides assistance with the management of complex frail elders,
especially those with cognitive impairment and/or delirium.
Primary care is provided for homebound seniors who reside in our service
area (mainly Livingston, West Orange, South Orange and Short Hills).
The Center is actively involved in clinical trials in a number of areas
including dementia, Alzheimer's disease and other aging-related issues.