Our healthcare professionals are dedicated to enhancing the quality of life of older people. Clinical faculty and trainees provide inpatient and outpatient care to older persons through:
Geriatric Medicine: Seeing patients in the Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center at 7200 Cambridge, Houston, Texas 77030. This multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals uses a comprehensive assessment method and offers a variety of clinical services to assess aging-related health problems and to study ways to prevent or modify aging changes that affect intellectual and physical vigor. Call (713) 798-3967 for an appointment.
Rehabilitation and Extended Care at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center: Offering evaluation and treatment in a minimally restrictive environment, through the Geriatric Evaluation and Management Unit, Home-Based Primary Care and the Transitional Care Unit. For information, call (713) 794-7157.
Interested in learning about the processes and effects of aging? Read Aging 101, compiled by Dr. Robert Roush as an introduction to aspects of aging.