Geriatric medicine

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Geriatric medicine is a brand of internal medicine that deals with the health and wellbeing of the elderly including nursing home residents.

Geriatric medicine topics

National Institute of Aging (NIE), which is part of the National Institute of Health (NIH), has a lot of useful information on many topics related to aging.

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A

Advance care planning
Aging in place
Alcohol use or abuse
Alzheimer's and related dementias
Alzheimer’s caregiving
Anti-aging and longevity
Assisted living and nursing homes


B

Bladder health
Brain health


C

Calorie restriction
Caregiver health
Caregiving
Clinical trials and studies
Cognitive health
Constipation


D

Dementia
Depression
Diabetes
Disaster preparedness
Doctor-patient communication
Down syndrome
Driving and transportation


E

Elder abuse
End of life
Estrogen
Exercise and physical activity
Eyes and vision


[[|]]F

Falls and falls prevention
Family caregivers
Fatigue
Financial planning and protection
Flu
Frontotemporal disorders


G

Genes and genetics
Grief


H

Healthcare professionals information
Healthy aging
Healthy eating, nutrition, and diet
Hearing
Heart health
High blood pressure
HIV/AIDS
Home health care
Home safety
Hormones
Hospice
Hospitals and hospitalization
Hyperthermia
Hypothermia


I

Immunizations and shots
Incontinence


L

Legal and financial issues in Alzheimer's
Legal planning
Lewy body dementia
Living wills and advance directives
Long-distance caregiving
Long-term care


M

Medicines and medication management
Memory loss and forgetfulness
Menopause
Mental and emotional health
Men’s health
Mild cognitive impairment
Mixed dementia
Mourning and grief
Movement disorders and problems


N

Nutrition


O

Organ donation
Osteoarthritis
Osteoporosis


P

Pain
Palliative care
Parkinson’s disease
Prostate


R

Related dementias


S

Safety
Sexuality
Shingles
Skin care
Sleep
Smoking
Social activity
Speech disorders and problems
Stroke


T

Talking with your doctor
Talking with your older patient
Teeth and mouth
Testosterone


U

Urinary incontinence


V

Vascular cognitive impairment and vascular dementia
Vitamins and supplements


W

Women’s health




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