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Geriatrics Specialist

Beth and Howard Braver, MD

Internal Medicine located in Aventura, FL & Hollywood, FL

To ensure the elderly in Aventura and Hollywood, Florida, have access to the highest level of health care, the staff at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, offers comprehensive geriatric services that focus on individual needs. Whether you need a primary care provider for yourself or a loved one, the caring medical staff offers a variety of patient-centered geriatric services to keep individuals independent and enjoying a high quality of life. Learn more about available services focused on geriatrics by calling the Beth and Howard Braver, MD, office nearest you today, visiting as a walk in, or scheduling a consultation online now.

Geriatrics

What is geriatrics?

Geriatrics is a field of medicine that focuses on the specific health needs of elderly patients. The goal of the geriatric services available at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, is to ensure a high quality of life and independence for as long as possible.

The medical team also coordinates care with other specialists and professionals to provide you with the comprehensive care you need for the rest of your life.

What geriatric services are available?

The geriatric care plans at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, take a patient-centered approach to health care for the elderly. The doctors customize each plan to address the specific needs of each patient.

The staff offers a variety of geriatric services, including diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions like:

  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Memory problems
  • Mental health issues
  • Chronic inflammation
  • Fall risk assessments
  • Medication management services

The Beth and Howard Braver, MD, staff also provides recommendations for long-term care assistance, as well as comprehensive guidance for end-of-life care.

What can I expect during the initial geriatric consultation?

The staff at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, offers scheduled or walk-in consultations. During your initial evaluation, your provider reviews your medical history and existing health. They also discuss any concerns you have about existing conditions or treatments.

To get a better understanding of your needs, your doctor may ask to speak with family members or caregivers about your unique health and general care needs.

The doctors at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, typically perform a physical exam to evaluate your overall health and identify unknown diseases or complications. You may need to have blood work or other in-office testing to check for diabetes, hypertension, and other chronic conditions.

Why do I need medication management assistance?

As you get older and need to manage treatment for multiple health conditions, managing your medications can become confusing and overwhelming.

To prevent health complications and accidental overdoses, the staff at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, offers comprehensive medication management assistance. The doctors review your existing treatments and necessary medications to ensure there are no conflicts and that your medications are effective.

If needed, your Beth and Howard Braver, MD, provider makes adjustments to medications to benefit your treatment.

If you’re looking for reliable, compassionate care for yourself or an aging loved one, schedule a geriatrics consultation at Beth and Howard Braver, MD, today using the online booking tool or by calling the office nearest you.