Frequently Asked Questions


Is a geriatrician assigned to treat dementia?

Fortunately, a geriatrician can serve as a primary care doctor and is qualified to treat several health-related conditions affecting the elderly. One such condition is dementia.

Who can see a geriatrician?

Those 65 and older are required to attend regular geriatric assessments and health checks. However, anyone who has become frail should consider seeing a doctor specialising in this specific field of medicine.

What is a geriatrician qualified to diagnose?

A geriatrician specialises in diagnosing and treating dementia, cognitive decline, immobility, frailty, malnutrition and incontinence.

What doctor should I see for a memory disorder?

Fortunately, a geriatrician is qualified to diagnose and treat dementia and related memory disorders.