Geriatric Medicine is concerned with all aspects of health and illness in older adults across a range of care settings. It is a medical specialty that involves intellectually stimulating work, frequent multidisciplinary collaboration, and the potential to impact older people’s lives.
We at CMA Primary Care & MedSpa treat a wide variety of general medical conditions but also possess the skills needed to diagnose and manage conditions in patients with multiple comorbidities and those living with frailty, a syndrome characterized by the low physiological reserve.
At CMA Primary Care & MedSpa Center, we offer treatment for patients of all ages, including senior citizens. Dr. Tallapureddy focuses on improving health by preventing and treating injuries, disabilities, and diseases in elderly patients.
Geriatric care treats elders 65 and older. It includes preventive solutions and treatment for common conditions caused by the aging process. We’ll ensure to prevent the condition from worsening and improve your health.
We treat seniors’ most common health concerns, such as cognitive and mental decline, balance issues, dental health issues, osteoarthritis, heart disease, respiratory disease, and vision or hearing reduction.
We recommend visiting us for a routine checkup at least once a year. This comprehensive checkup includes a basic examination and reevaluating of your medications.
It varies for each patient and depends on their age and medical history. Health tests such as blood draw check the sugar and cholesterol levels and are based on the patient’s health concerns and symptoms.
We recommend senior patients get an annual flu shot and the pneumococcal vaccine. The shingles vaccine is also vital for adults 50 years and older. We’ll discuss which vaccines are the most beneficial for you.