Seniors have special needs when they are hospitalized. Our evidence-based hospital programs manage the medical care of our senior patients, while focusing on maintaining their cognition and mobility.
Emergency and Trauma
This collaborative program offers a combination of high-quality medical and geriatric care management to older adults who require emergency or trauma treatment.
Inpatient consultation focuses on risks of hospitalization including delirium, as well as mental and functional decline. Consultation while the patient is hospitalized also addresses polypharmacy and assists in coordinating transition of care as the patient prepares to be discharged.
For more information about Geriatrics services or to schedule an appointment:
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.
Our goal is to help you get settled and feel comfortable as quickly as possible. On the day you arrive at Hackensack University Medical Center, you will be greeted by an Admissions and Registration receptionist.