Who Should Be Cared for in the Geriatric Patient-Centered Medical Home?
All older adults (typically age 65 years and older) can receive their primary care in a medical home. But our team is best suited to provide care for the oldest adults who are age 85 years and older.
Our team is also specially designed to care for older adults who may have functional or cognitive limitations or multiple, chronic medical conditions.
Who Will Benefit?
People 65 and older may benefit from our program if they experience any of the following:
- Balance problems
- Frequent falls
- Changes in eating habits
- Trouble sleeping
- Loss of bladder control
- Changes in memory
- Multiple medications (polypharmacy)
- Problems getting around
- Bone loss (osteoporosis)
- The blues/prolonged sadness
- Three or more chronic medical conditions