THE STAMFORD HEALTH GERIATRIC
At The Greens at Cannondale
Specialized Care for Aging Adults
Healthcare for senior citizens can be complex. The Geriatric Assessment Center at The Greens specializes in evaluating and managing all types of medical concerns specific to older adults. If medical, psychological, or cognitive issues are affecting the quality of life for your elder loved one, we can help.
Our geriatrician Dr. Alison Leigh McElhone has undergone specialized training, beyond that of a family practice physician, to evaluate and manage conditions that may affect older adults. These include but are not limited to issues such as dementia, depression, falls, chronic pain, adverse drug outcomes, urinary incontinence, and constipation.
Using a patient-centered approach, Dr. McElhone and other providers at the Geriatric Assessment Center can recommend treatments and services to help keep senior citizens as healthy, safe, and functionally-independent for as long as possible.
Your initial GAC visit will include:
- A full physical examination
- Cognitive and other testing
- Review of patient’s preferences, values, and goals
- Review of patient’s medical history and medications
We strongly suggested that the patient bring along a trusted family member or caregiver to the appointment to provide additional information and to help formulate the plan of care.
Dr. McElhone will be seeing patients at our Greens at Cannondale location multiple days each week.
Please call 203.761.1191 to make an appointment.
Our Geriatric Doctors’ Expertise Focuses on:
- Wound care
- Pain Control
- Elder neglect and abuse
- Caregiver support