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Geriatrics Specialist

Internal Medicine Practices

Primary Care, Geriatric Care & Internal Medicine Specialists located in Lady Lake, FL & Tavares, FL

With advancing age comes several unique health risks and concerns. The skilled physicians at Internal Medicine Practices in Lady Lake and Tavares, Florida, provide geriatric care, catering to the unique needs of older adults. Their team can help you manage your condition and maintain a happy, active lifestyle well into your golden years. To schedule a visit for you or a loved one, call the nearest office or book an appointment online today.

Geriatrics Q & A

What is geriatrics?

Geriatrics is a field of medicine dedicated to the health care needs of older adults. Geriatricians provide prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for a wide range of conditions that commonly affect adults as they age. 

The physicians at Internal Medicine Practices partner with patients, their families, and other caregivers to promote the long-term health and function of their patients as they age. 

Their physicians provide multiple disease management, coordinating care for those who experience multiple conditions at once. Treating multiple chronic conditions requires several different treatments and medications. 

Your Internal Medicine Practices physician keeps track of your personal health and treatments to prevent issues like the development of disease, undertreatment, overtreatment, or adverse interactions. 

What conditions does a geriatric specialist treat?

The team at Internal Medicine Practices provides prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for many conditions, including:

  • Osteoporosis
  • High blood pressure
  • Arthritis 
  • Diabetes
  • Incontinence
  • Depression
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss
  • Fractures
  • Memory problems
  • Delirium

There are several conditions and health concerns that increase in risk as we age. If you suffer from multiple conditions, you require individualized interdisciplinary care to address the full spectrum of your medical needs. 

The physicians at Internal Medicine Practices have experience managing many age-related diseases and injuries. They work with you to develop better ways to manage your conditions and maintain your quality of life. 

Who needs a geriatrician?

Similar to the importance of pediatricians to children’s health, geriatric specialists have unique experiences and expertise when addressing the health care needs of older adults. Geriatric medicine is essential for all adults reaching retirement age. Many older adults suffer from multiple conditions like high blood pressure and arthritis.

Geriatric medicine also plays a major role in health promotion and disease prevention. Geriatric medicine helps you maintain physical, cognitive, and emotional health as you age. The providers at Internal Medicine Practices provide a number of preventive screenings to help you stay on top of your health risks, including:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Diabetes screening
  • Depression screening
  • Cancer screenings
  • Lab tests
  • Physical exams

With the support of the team at Internal Medicine Practices, you can stay active and maintain your long-term health. 

To find out how geriatric care can help you improve your health, call the nearest Internal Medicine Practices office or schedule an appointment online today.

Fax: 949-543-2074