Jefferson University Hospitals

Center for Healthy Aging

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Jefferson has long been a leader in geriatric medicine, which specifically addresses the unique care needs of older adults. Our doctors are both family physicians and geriatricians who see patients 55 years old and up.

Our Geriatric Medicine leadership has also been recognized by the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) and named president of the Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs (ADGAP). 

Office Location

Center for Healthy Aging
33 S.9th Street, Suite 301
Philadelphia, PA 19107

The new permanent entrance for all Jefferson Health outpatient practices as well as the Jefferson Pharmacy and Outpatient Lab Services is 33 South 9th Street.

If you have any questions, please contact your healthcare provider office.

Special Programs for Older Adults

Make an appointment for one of our special programs by calling 215-955-6664.

Caregiver Support Group

Launching in September of 2020 in association with the Alzheimer's Association, this educational support group will provide help to patients, caregivers and the community at large. This virtual support group, which will take place on the first Wednesday of every month, will be led by our own nurse practitioners and behavioral health consultants.

Geriatric Assessment Program

We see patients for a comprehensive, interdisciplinary evaluation that includes addressing issues like memory loss, dementia, falls, polypharmacy (multiple medications), or other complex issues. Patients should be prepared for a 2-3 hour appointment. Please bring all medications and a family member or close friend.

Healthy Aging Program

Join the Jefferson Division of Geriatric Medicine and Palliative Care for a free workshop series for older adults.

Memory Evaluation Program

We provide a one-hour memory evaluation assessments for patients concerned about memory loss. We encourage a family member or friend to attend this session. (In the meantime, you can check out our memory loss evaluation fact cars here.)

Jefferson Health Recognized for Participation in National Movement to Improve Care for Older Adults

Age-Friendly Health Systems

Jefferson Health is participating in Age-Friendly Health Systems, an initiative of The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) in partnership with the American Hospital Association? (AHA) and the Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA). As part of the initiative, Jefferson Health is implementing a set of evidence-based interventions designed to improve care for older patients known as the "4Ms" – What Matters, Medication, Mentation and Mobility. Jefferson Health now joins more than 100 health systems working to make care for older adults even more tailored to patients’ goals and preferences and consistently of high-quality. Click here to learn more>

Make An Appointment with a Geriatrician

For additional information or to schedule a visit, please make an appointment online below or call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (1-800-533-3669).


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