Jefferson University Hospitals


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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). 

Special Programs for Older Adults

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

Geriatric Assessment Program

On the first, second, fourth and fifth Monday afternoons of the month, we see patients for a comprehensive evaluation that includes addressing issues like memory loss, dementia or other complex issues. Patients should be prepared for a 3-hour appointment. Please bring all medications and a family member or close friend.

Mini-Geriatric Assessment Program

On Wednesday afternoons, we conduct this mini assessment that lasts 1 hour and is meant to focus on one to two specific concerns.

Falls Prevention Program

On the third Monday afternoon of the month, fall assessments are available for a comprehensive evaluation of an older adult who has fallen or is at high risk for falling. This appointment lasts for approximately 3 hours.

Make An Appointment with a Geriatrician

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