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Geriatrics, often known as geriatric medicine, is a medical speciality that focuses on the care of the aged. Its goal is to improve older folks’ health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities.
Geriatric medicine is distinct from regular adult medicine in that it concentrates on the special requirements of the elderly. The elderly body differs physiologically from the younger adult body, and the decrease of numerous organ systems becomes apparent as people get older. In various persons, previous health concerns and lifestyle choices cause a different constellation of diseases and symptoms. The manifestation of symptoms is determined by the organs’ remaining healthy reserves. Smokers, for example, rapidly deplete their respiratory system reserve.
Geriatricians distinguish between illnesses and typical ageing effects. Renal deterioration, for example, is a natural component of ageing, but renal failure and urine incontinence are not. Geriatricians work to cure existing disorders and promote healthy ageing.
Significant diseases that may affect elderly people are,
We have created a new geriatric medicine approach at Maya Nursing Home. Our top-rated physicians are assisting mature folks in managing their health while also improving the patient experience as they age. Our specialist programmes are designed to increase the independence and well-being of senior people. Whether you have dementia, diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, or immobility, our mission is to improve your overall quality of life while also offering support and education to your family and caregivers.
We treat older people as inpatients when they are critically ill and require hospital treatment. We collaborate closely with various specialties and disciplines to help patients return to a normal, healthy lifestyle.