St. Vincent's Center for Healthy Aging
Geriatric Assessment Program
Their Geriatric Assessment Program includes the following:
• Physical examination
• Neuropsychological evaluation (this includes cognitive & memory testing)
• Functional assessment
• Nutritional assessment
• Review of medications by a clinical pharmacist
• Possible laboratory studies
• Neuro-cognitive diagnostics (head, CT, MRI, sleep study)
• Care Management consultation for resources and coping mechanisms
• On-going medical cognitive assessments
• Outpatient mental health referral, as needed
This exam includes but is not limited to an inventory of medications
(prescribed and over the counter), nutritional status, functional
abilities, emotional and physical coping mechanisms and memory
These appointments are scheduled for a Monday or a Wednesday morning only.
Final results are discussed and recommendations are presented to the patient and family in a follow-up visit.
Geriatricians may follow-up in four to six weeks, every six months,
A written report of Geriatric Assessment
recommendations are given to the patient/family, and results of any
tests performed are mailed to the primary care physician.
For more information or to schedule an assessment, please call: (317) 338-7780.
Indiana University Health
Indiana University Health Senior Services treats diseases of aging with
an emphasis on memory loss, depression, medication problems, mobility
and decline in function. IU Health Senior Services supports and enriches
the lives of older adults through medical treatment, education,
counseling and research. Our efforts and programs grow from our deep
understanding of older adults and from a genuine desire to help each
person live a healthy, happy life. IU Health Senior Services can be the
difference between feeling alone and feeling better.
IU Health Senior Services earned the distinction of 25th best clinical
geriatrics program in the United States, according to U.S. News &
World Report 2011 – 2012 edition of America’s Best Hospitals. Their
caregiver team blends the skills of geriatricians, physicians who
specialize in the health problems of older adults; geriatric nurse
practitioners; geriatric social workers and other health professionals. They work in partnership with your primary care physician to ensure
complete and balanced care.
To schedule an appointment or to request a free brochure about IU Health Senior Services, please call 317-962-2929.
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