GERIATRICS

The geriatric care doctors associated with Chicago Health Medical Group Hospitals serve patients throughout Chicago and surrounding areas. Geriatric medicine focuses on the care of older people.

There is no set age to visit a geriatric physician. Individuals may be referred for treatment of ailments related to the elderly when physical shortcomings present themselves through the normal process of aging. The main goals of this field are to promote the health of the elderly and to prevent and treat diseases they may encounter.