Compassionate, Unhurried Care
We provide personalized healthcare plans for seniors that address current as well as long-term needs.
Exercise Does the Elderly Body Good
Exercise can’t stop the aging process, but experts say that 30 minutes of exercise three to five times a week is a good prescription for aging. Read more.
Want to Age Well? Start Early
Dr. Robert Roush, associate professor of medicine-geriatrics, offers the tips on how to start young when preparing for old age. Read more.
Memory Problems: Is It Dementia or Normal Aging?
If you’re starting to worry about your forgetfulness—or that of someone else in your life—then it’d be valuable for you to know the differences in signs of normal age versus signs of dementia. Read More.
The Aging Brain and Financial Struggles
At the recent Huffington Health Forum, Dr. Robert Roush and Dr. Mark Kunik spoke on the topic of how the aging brain affects our finances and what we can do about it. Read more.
Patients come to the Section of Geriatrics at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, for our expertise in aging, our reputation for compassionate, unhurried care, our patient advocacy and our inclusion of family members as vital participants in the treatment plan.
We welcome all patients seeking a doctor specializing in geriatrics - from younger, fairly healthy people to those with more complex needs such as memory loss, depression, functional decline, social issues and chronic medical conditions.
All of our patients share a common desire to be listened to and cared for, and we are dedicated to meeting those needs. Our patients are active members of their healthcare team, working with our geriatricians to develop personalized healthcare plans that address their current and long-term needs.