A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.
The area of Java Center, NY has a population of approximately 426 people. There is 1 geriatric doctor near Java Center, which gives it a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 426 residents or a ratio of 1 geriatric doctor per 175 households. There are 175 households in Java Center.