Geriatrics: Enabling a More Age-Friendly Healthcare System
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The number of older adults is expected to double over the next 30 years.

That’s why it’s critical that the healthcare system undertakes measures to ensure that care becomes more age-friendly.

In this episode, Dr. Ugochi Ohuabunwa, Professor of Medicine at Emory University, shares insights into how geriatric care works and how it continues to evolve as the elderly population grows. 

We discuss:

  • Why geriatrics is becoming increasingly important
  • The overarching goal of geriatric care
  • How geriatric care differs from primary care
  • When it’s time to switch to geriatric care
  • The 4 M’s Framework 

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