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Our Services / Geriatrics

Geriatrics services offered in Albany NY

As you get older, your body experiences mental and physical changes. At CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care in Colonie, New York, you can rely on Dr. Lebarty and Dr. Nocera to give you the compassionate care you need to continue excellent health and wellness. To book your appointment, call the friendly office staff, or schedule online today.
Geriatrics Q & A

What is geriatrics?

Geriatrics involves medical care for adults age 65 and older, focusing on their health needs while providing prevention, diagnosis, and treatment for a wide range of conditions. The providers at CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care work to promote long-term health and wellness for their patients as they age.

The team keeps track of your medical records and monitors you regularly to keep you disease-free or to help manage present health issues that require treatment.

What conditions does geriatrics treat?

Geriatrics treats many conditions, including:

  • Diabetes
  • Arthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Depression
  • Incontinence
  • Hearing loss
  • Vision loss
  • Memory problems
  • Delirium
  • Fractures
  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Frailty

The CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care team can also treat everyday illnesses like the flu, strep throat, or a stomach bug. In addition, they offer care and treatment for weight loss, fatigue, and insomnia.

What can I expect from geriatrics?

Geriatric care revolves around a central focus on your:

Mind

Your provider understands the importance of keeping your mental health strong. They evaluate your mind, memory, and cognitive abilities to help you maintain a healthy quality of life.

Mobility

Your flexibility and strength play a significant role in your balance, gait, and risk of falling. Your provider can recommend specific routine exercises to keep your muscles strong, so you can get around easily without the risks that come with frailty.

Medications

If you take more than one medication, your provider can help manage how they work together. The team looks for ways to reduce how many prescriptions you need without affecting your health and wellness.

The CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care team also maintains a relationship with their geriatric patients, giving them a safe place to talk about health concerns while being treated for their physical, mental, and emotional needs.

What can I do to stay healthy during my geriatric years?

Your provider at CentralMed Urgent Care and Primary Care offers tips and guidance on how to stay healthy as you age. Lifestyle recommendations include:

  • Eating a nutrient-rich diet
  • Staying hydrated
  • Exercising regularly
  • Keeping a healthy mindset
  • Having a strong support system

You should also continue to schedule routine visits with your geriatrics provider. Wellness checks keep you on top of your health and promote longevity of life.

To book your geriatrics appointment, call or schedule your visit online today.

✆ Phone (appointments): 518-267-7214
✆ Phone (general inquiries): 518-240-1456
Address: 1662 Central Avenue, , Albany, NY 12205