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Geriatric Services Specialist

Amit Paliwal, MD -  - Family and Internal Medicine Practice

Indus Healthcare

Amit Paliwal, MD

Primary Care, Integrative Medicine, and Occupational Medicine located in Los Angeles and San Bernardino County

More than 50 million people in the United States are over 65. At Indus Healthcare, senior citizens receive expert care. Amit Reenu Paliwal, MD, MBA, MPH, DABFM, and his team offer specialized services to older adults. Indus Healthcare's geriatric services focus on preventive medicine and chronic disease management. If you develop a serious health concern, your provider can help you access the care you need. Geriatric care helps you enjoy your golden years and preserves your independence. With offices in Pomona, West Covina, and Montclair, California, help is always nearby. Call the office nearest you today or schedule an appointment online.

Geriatric Services Q & A

What is geriatric care?

Adults over 65 have unique health care needs. Geriatric care is designed to meet the needs of these patients. Comprehensive medical care helps seniors maintain their health and avoid complications.

At Indus Healthcare, the geriatric team delivers the care you need to stay healthy. Your provider does checkups, manages chronic conditions, and schedules valuable screenings.

As you get older, you’ll experience new health challenges. Indus Healthcare can also help you cope with these changes and stay active for as long as possible.

What kind of geriatric care do I need?

All adults over 65 need to receive annual exams. During your exam, your provider will:

  • Listen to your heart and lungs
  • Measure your blood pressure
  • Examine your skin and nails
  • Check your reflexes
  • Perform neurological checks
  • Ask about your pain and energy levels

Your exam can include blood and imaging tests. These tests help your provider diagnose health problems early. Adults over 65 often need special cancer screenings every few years. Your provider will let you know when you're due for a screening.

Many seniors need help managing several chronic conditions. If you have complex health needs, your provider schedules a checkup every few months. You might also need frequent lab and imaging tests. No matter what you need, the Indus Healthcare team helps you create a customized care plan.

What happens if I need additional care?

Indus Healthcare providers work with their patients for many years. Your provider can offer ongoing support as you manage your health concerns.

Your provider helps you determine what health care services you need as you get older. In time, you’ll need new screenings like colonoscopies. Your provider can schedule these tests and explain your results.

Some older adults eventually develop serious health problems. If this happens to you, Indus Healthcare provides the support you and your family needs. Your provider helps you make decisions about your long-term care. They can also arrange for hospital visits, psychiatric care, social welfare services, and much more.

Indus Healthcare delivers expert care to senior citizens. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online.