HealthPartners Clinic St. Paul Como
2500 Como Ave, St. Paul, MN, 55108
Distance: 1059 Miles
Assessment, care and service coordination for older adults related to aging, memory, mental and physical health
You may look for these services if you have memory loss, dementia or other aging related issues.
Provides doctors and services to help people prepare for, and live life from 65 and forward.
Senior Health Services include:
* Advance care planning
* Care in facilities
* Geriatric fracture care
* Home Care
* Medical alert services
* Memory care
* Orthopedic care
* Palliative care
* Senior health assessments
* Transitional care
Center for Memory and Aging provides care for memory or cognitive disorders such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease or age-related memory loss. Center provides:
* Testing that distinguishes normal memory loss from dementia
* Diagnosis and treatment plans for all types of cognitive disorders
* Personalized care plan that fits your needs
* Caregiver and family support resources
- Older adults
Geriatrics specializes in the health care needs of older adults
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LF-4900.1650Dementia Evaluation Definition
Programs that offer a variety of tests to establish the presence of Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease or other conditions which involve loss of memory, deterioration of intellectual functioning, disorientation and other similar symptoms.
LF-4900.2050Geriatric Assessment Definition
Programs, generally staffed by an interdisciplinary team comprising a geriatrician, a nurse, a social worker and a pharmacist, that evaluate the functional ability, physical health, cognitive and mental health and socioenvironmental situation of older adults, particular those who are frail or chronically ill, to identify health-related problems, develop plans for treatment and follow-up, coordinate care, determine the need for long-term care, and ensure the optimal use of health care resources. Beneficial outcomes may include greater diagnostic accuracy, improved functional and mental status, reduced mortality, decreased use of nursing facilities and acute care hospitals and increased satisfaction with care.
LT-1750.1700Dementia Management Definition
Programs that offer any of a variety of therapeutic approaches which are intended to maximize the existing cognitive functioning of people who have Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease or other forms of cognitive impairment. Interventions include structured activities and exercises that are designed for people who have a short attention span and require extra verbal and visual stimulation with the objective of enhancing the individual's perception of the environment, promoting trust, reducing anxiety, avoiding overstimulation and maximizing communication skills.
LV-3300.2900Geriatric Medicine Definition
Programs that are staffed by specialists who provide comprehensive preventive, diagnostic and treatment services for elderly individuals who have diseases or conditions that are associated with the aging process. Special assistance may include recognizing altered presentations of illnesses, dealing with multisystem organ involvement, handling special drug interactions, utilizing resources such as nursing homes and community social services, and assisting with ethical issues in the care of people who are elderly.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.
YF-3000.0440Alzheimer's Disease Definition
An age-related, non-reversible brain disorder that develops over a period of years. Initially, people experience memory loss and confusion, which may be mistaken for the kinds of memory changes that are sometimes associated with normal aging. The symptoms gradually lead to behavior and personality changes, a decline in cognitive abilities such as decision-making and language skills and problems recognizing family and friends; and ultimately to a severe loss of mental function. Alzheimer's disease is one of a group of disorders called dementias that are characterized by cognitive and behavioral problems. It is the most common cause of dementia among people age 65 and older.
An acquired reduction in mental capacity that is characterized by impairment of memory, judgment and intellectual functioning which is often accompanied by behavioral disturbances.