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Geriatrics and Nutritional Science

For appointments, call (314) 286-2700.

Washington University geriatrics and nutritional science specialists provide a continuum of services for older adults. The Washington University Weight Management Program, a comprehensive program that offers both medical and surgical collaboration to treat those suffering from obesity, offers free informational sessions that provide a complete overview of treatment programs.

In addition to outstanding research programs, we offer a wide range of medical and surgical programs, disease prevention and health promotion services to help older adults maintain health and quality of life, including the Older Adult Assessment Program, helping address concerns of those with over the age of 60 with complex health problems.

Services include the treatment of

  • Memory loss and confusion
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Osteoporosis and falls
  • Medication problems or side effects
  • Poor appetite or weight loss
  • Decreased ability to perform daily activities
  • Concerns about current living situation

Washington University physicians from the Division of Geriatrics and Nutritional Science also care for patients through the following clinical services:

  • In-patient consultation service
  • Extended Care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • Home consultation and home primary care
  • Alzheimer’s Treatment Unit in collaboration with the Department of Neurology at Washington University