Individuals scheduled for an assessment meet with experts who are skilled in treating medical and social issues related to older adults.
This physician is board-certified in geriatric medicine. The geriatrician has particular expertise in the management of problems common to the elderly. Your own physician manages your ongoing care and may request a consultation with a geriatrician for help in establishing a diagnosis and developing an appropriate treatment plan.
Social Services Liaison
A social services liaison provides information about community resources and helps people access in-home assistance, respite care, housing, support groups, various entitlement programs and other services as needed.