Ageing represents different variations that occur in an individual over time, comprising of physical, psychological and social changes. As one enters this phase, disabilities or illnesses may develop that affects one’s daily functioning. The elderly may present with multiple problems at a time as well as complications easily develop with minor issues. Appropriate medical care is the requirement. Geriatric medicine focusses on the health care needs of the elderly.
Medical conditions that can be treated in a geriatric clinic are:
1. Alzheimer’s disease
3. Parkinson’s disease
5. Sleep disorders
8. Fractures (due to frequent falls)
10. Cognitive impairment
12. Anxiety disorders
The disease presentation occurring due to ageing has a completely different presentation compared to younger adults. They respond to treatment and therapies differently. Thus, it is of utmost importance to create a personalized treatment plan for such individuals. At Plexus, our well-trained team of professionals consider a holistic approach to come up with a healthy aging plan. Our aim is to provide a healthy, active and independent life with the highest possible quality of life.