Geriatric and Senior Health Care in New Jersey

Age gracefully under focused and proactive care

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Americans age 65 and older are living longer than ever. They are employed and retired, active, and independent, and engaged in their health care. Vanguard Medical Group recognizes the importance of partnering with seniors, and when necessary, their caregivers, to foster a collaborative relationship based on dignity, respect, information, community connections and mutual responsibility for fostering healthy lifestyles and care. Our geriatric primary care doctors are dedicated to providing focused, proactive, accessible, and individualized care to enhance the quality of our patients’ physical and mental health.

Comprehensive Senior Healthcare

To help seniors successfully manage the changes associated with aging, Vanguard Medical Group offers a thorough, detailed approach to primary geriatrics care. We treat the whole person so patients can maintain an enhanced quality of life. We monitor and offer support for the following and more:

  • Arthritis
  • Bladder and urinary tract
  • Heart-related issues
  • Digestive issues
  • Hearing or vision loss
  • Memory loss
  • Mobility issues and falls
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sexuality
  • Skin changes
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Vision and hearing
  • Weight fluctuations

Between routine wellness care, medication management, and counseling on vitamin supplements, our geriatrics care team ensures that you remain in optimal health while addressing any challenges presented by aging.

Senior Health Services

Vanguard Medical Group proactively treats geriatric health issues before they lead to hospitalization. Services include:

Whatever our patients’ needs, we can meet them with our expert care providers and referral partners, which include subspecialists that offer more focused treatment options. What’s more, we’ll handle the management of patients’ transitions from hospital stays to outpatient or in-home services. And for patients who need it, Vanguard Medical Group is standing by with the following services:

  • Pain Management
    From anti-inflammatory drugs to steroidal injections, we’ll help you manage your uncomfortable symptoms so you can get back to the activities that you enjoy most. We’ll also help you determine whether physical therapy or another treatment modality might be beneficial for you.
  • Palliative Care
    To help seniors living with serious medical conditions or illnesses, our palliative care team is here to focus on providing relief from the symptoms and the stress of illness, as well as helping them lead fulfilling lives.
  • Hospice Care
    For those patients faced with a life-limiting illness, we help you find the compassionate care you need to be as comfortable as possible.

Our Senior Care Team

Our geriatrics care is led by Vanguard Medical Group’s Chief Medical Offer Thomas McCarrick, MD. The full medical team includes family physicians, certified geriatricians, and geriatric nurse practitioners. They have a deep understanding of the multidisciplinary health care needs among seniors and the need to listen, streamline access to continuity of care, and integrate relationships and resources that with other community services

We also prioritize clear, consistent communication with all of our patients at Vanguard Medical Group. Our staff is accessible and highly responsive, so patients or their caregivers can call and receive the answers to questions on medications or other issues. When coupling our unrivaled customer service with the expertise of our medical staff, it all adds up to high-quality, reliable geriatrics care that seniors of NJ can access right at the right time and place.

Schedule a visit today.

Serving New Jersey, Vanguard Medical Group offers geriatric care from each of our numerous locations. To schedule an appointment, call or email our Patient Access Team at 973-559-0081 or You can also contact your local provider’s office.