Family & Primary Care Practice located in Auburn, CA

Geriatrics Services Offered In Auburn, CA

Geriatrics Services Offered In Auburn, CA


Geriatrics focuses on the special health and wellness needs of older adults. The compassionate team at Auburn Medical Group in Auburn, California, understands the unique concerns and health problems that men and women have as they age. The practice is here to provide the caring support you need to enjoy an active and independent life. To learn more about geriatrics, call the office or schedule an appointment online today. 

What is geriatrics?


Geriatrics is an area of medicine that focuses on the health concerns and goals of older adults. As you age, you may experience more health issues that are unique to your age group.


The experienced team at Auburn Medical Group can address your health and wellness needs as they arise, providing care for new and ongoing issues so you can maintain your well-being and quality of life.


What are some health problems that geriatrics address?


Older adults are more prone to having many health problems. Some of the most common conditions that geriatrics address include:

  • Hypertension 
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis 
  • Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
  • Parkinson’s disease 
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Prostate problems (men)
  • Osteoarthritis 

You may consider geriatric care if you have one or more health conditions that affect your day-to-day life. 


What happens in geriatric care appointments?


The team at Auburn Medical Group welcomes all older patients to schedule geriatric care appointments when they have medical conditions and concerns that they would like to receive expert guidance for. They customize your treatment plan to suit your general health needs, as well as address any special concerns you have. 


One of the most important aspects of geriatrics is preventive health, which focuses on helping you stay healthy by avoiding common illnesses. Other wellness visits focus on health topics you would like to discuss with the team. Another area is chronic care management, which can help you manage multiple health issues. 


Depending on your health issues, you may need diagnostic testing and treatments. Auburn Medical Group also offers flu shots to prevent you from becoming ill by the influenza (flu) virus.  


Is specialized care included in geriatrics?


If you need specialist care for your medical conditions, the team at Auburn Medical Group can help you find the appropriate care and coordinate your plan to ensure it meets all of your health needs. Some patients have complex illnesses that require special care to effectively treat their condition. 


Geriatric care patients at Auburn Medical Group always receive the compassionate and comprehensive care they need to thrive. 


Call Auburn Medical Group or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about geriatrics.