The Duke Geriatrics team works closely with our patients’ primary care physicians to provide and coordinate exceptional, comprehensive care for seniors suffering from a wide variety of health and wellness issues.
Our cross-disciplinary approach to patient care gives our geriatric patients access to all that Duke has to offer -- from experienced specialists in every medical specialty to the most advanced medical technology available to a number of active family support programs.
Duke Geriatrics delivers the following services to our patients and families:
Evaluation and treatment provided at Duke facilities
Non-primary care provided in assisted-living environments
End-of-life care often provided at home
Elder care resources and assistance for patients, families, and caregivers
Geriatric Inpatient Consultation Services
Specialized geriatric consultations at Duke University Hospital for frail, older adults with complex, life-threatening, or chronic conditions