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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.

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