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Geriatrics

The Brooklyn Hospital Center is committed to providing the highest level of medical care to older patients. We offer support for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and care of conditions that become more common as people age such as arthritis, hypertension and Type II diabetes. We also provide transitional care as well as home visits and house calls for house bound patients and those with restricted mobility and chronic conditions.

Conditions Treated

  • Alzheimers

  • complex, chronic disease

  • dementia, depression, memory loss

  • dizziness, frequent falling and balance problems

  • falls and gait disorders

  • foot ulcers and other slow-healing wounds

  • joint pain

  • loss of function

  • medication management

  • osteoporosis, osteoarthritis and other bone conditions

  • urinary and fecal incontinence in men and women

  • vision and hearing impairment

Other Services

  • coordination of care

  • house calls for patietns who are homebound or with restricted mobility

  • long-term planning decisions

  • finding appropriate elder care

  • managing chronic pain

  • minimizing use of pharmaceuticals

  • preventive care

Find out more about our inpatient Geriatric Unit

Contact and Location

Maynard Building - 7F
240 Willoughby Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201
(718) 250 - 6795