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Why Older Adults Need Special Medical Care

March 31, 2020

From the Consumer Reports website

geriatrics\ˌjer-ē-ˈa-triks, a branch of medicine that deals with the problems and diseases of old age and the medical care and treatment of aging people.

If you’re 65 or older, you may need more than a regular primary care physician can provide. About a third of people in this age group would be better off seeing a geriatrician—a physician who has extra training in the health problems of older adults, according to the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).

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