Geriatric Medicine

Welcome to the Division of

Geriatric Medicine: Leading the Pursuit of Excellence in Geriatric Healthcare

Hackensack University Medical Center’s Geriatric team, led by Interim Division Chief of Geriatrics Manisha Parulekar, is committed to providing an exceptional geriatric patient experience through patient-centered care, education, research and community outreach. The Division provides complete wellness, prevention and treatment services that address the unique needs of older adults.


Middle Stage Alzheimer's Disease:

An Intensive for Caregivers

Join us for our two day intensive Wednesday, May 23, 2018 and Wednesday May, 30, 2018 from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  In this program, caregivers will learn more about symptoms, care strategies, techniques for responding to behaviors, and available support resources, including respite care options.  There is no fee for attending this program, however, pre-registration is required. You can register online at

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Insurance Options

We accept all types of insurance as well as Medicare and Medicaid.

Billing & Insurance

Hackensack’s geriatric specialists provide a full range of services, from wellness and prevention, to primary care, specialized hospital care and more.

20 Years of Magnet Designation

We Are Nursing

Hackensack University Medical Center nurses are dedicated to achieving excellence in patient- and family-centered care by providing the highest quality value-based service.

They are also lifelong learners, community advocates, missionaries and mentors all within their area of specialty practice.

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We Are Nursing

Geriatric Medicine Academic Programs

The geriatrics program at Hackensack and its staff have received national and regional recognition for providing comprehensive, patient-centered geriatric care.

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Personalized Support

The Center for Healthy Senior Living

The Geriatrics Center for Healthy Senior Living is an ambulatory service that provides both a comprehensive assessment of an elder’s unique healthcare needs and a targeted program designed to address those specific needs.

Individualized Care Plans

Home Care

Home health care is often appropriate for elderly patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), COPD, diabetes, orthopedic recovery, stroke, chronic kidney disease, wound care, dementia and behavioral health needs.

Gain Confidence and Independence


Hackensack University Medical Center’s Neuroscience Institute brings together clinical experts, advanced technology, innovative treatments, and patient-centered care to effectively manage and treat conditions of the brain, spine, and nervous system.

Individualized Care

Palliative Medicine

One of New Jersey’s largest providers of dedicated comprehensive diagnostic and therapeutic pain management services.

Personalized Pain Management