A recent study coauthored by Cleveland Clinic’s Ardeshir Hashmi, MD, explored the interaction of subjective and objective cognitive screening tools for patients over age 65.
Diabetes care plans for older adults are not one-size-fits-all. Compounded with cognitive issues, diabetes can be a challenging condition to treat.
During the pandemic, physicians from Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Geriatric Medicine are working with assisted living facilities to keep patients safe and avoid a trip to the emergency department.
According to the World Health Organization, more than 95% of COVID-19 deaths have been among people over the age of 60. At Cleveland Clinic, the Center for Geriatric Medicine is finding innovative ways to guide the elderly in the Greater Cleveland community through this health crisis.
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At Cleveland Clinic, geriatricians “pre-rehabilitate” older patients in preparation for a lung transplant, as the number of geriatric patients needing the procedure has grown.
Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Geriatric Medicine now part of the National Consultation Service, and helping older patients find the doctors they need for difficult-to-treat conditions and comorbidities.
New Healthcare Partner Councils replace Patient and Family Advisory Councils in an effort to build relationship-centered care.
In October, Ardeshir Z. Hashmi, MD, took the helm as Director of Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Geriatric Medicine. He is a proven leader who holds fast to traditional care for the geriatric population, while integrating current technologies and approaches to care.