The following services are available to Inova patients 65 and over. Currently these programs are available only at Inova Fairfax Hospital.
Geriatric Consultations and Assessments
A carefully-coordinated process brings together a specialized Geriatric Consultative Team and a patient's physicians and other caregivers to enhance care and help identify concerns related to age.
Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE)
Focuses on collaboration among caregivers to provide seniors with sensitive and exemplary care.
Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)
A unique program of specially-trained volunteers uses compassionate, effective techniques to maintain older patients' physical and mental abilities during hospitalization.
Joanne G. Crantz, MD, Geriatric Resource Center
Browse geriatrics- and caregiver-specific information either on site or online.
Free Elderlink Consultations Every Thursday
Every Thursday from 12 noon - 1:30 pm, the Hospital Elder Life Program and a representative from ElderLink provides consultations in the Health Sciences Library Geriatric Resource Center to provide information and answer questions about caring for older adults.