Geriatrics and Senior Care in New Jersey
Age gracefully under focused and proactive geriatric care
Americans age 65 and older are living longer than ever. They are employed, educated, racially and ethnically diverse and have active lifestyles. Today’s seniors and their caregivers are engaged in their health care decision making. 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 and individualized care to enhance the quality of our patients’ physical and mental health.
Thorough, Detailed Approach
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:
- Cardiovascular system
- Digestive system
- Bones, joints, and muscles
- Bladder and urinary tract
- Vision and hearing
- Skin changes
- 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.
Treatments and Services
Vanguard Medical Group proactively treats geriatric health issues before they lead to hospitalization. These conditions include:
- Mobility issues and falls
- Osteoporosis/ Arthritis
- Hearing or vision loss
- Urinary Tract Infections
- Memory loss
- Heart disease
- Respiratory conditions
Whatever our elderly patients’ needs are, 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:
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.
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.
When faced with a life-limiting illness, seniors can find the compassionate care they 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 understand 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 always accessible and highly responsive, so patients or their caregivers can call at any time 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.
Experience Excellence in Geriatrics Care
If you or a loved one requires geriatric care in NJ, Vanguard Medical Group offers scheduled and same-day telemedicine visits, home visits for homebound individuals, and office-appointments. The patient portal also provides 24/7 secure access to your health information. To learn more, contact one of the locations near you today.