During Your Hospital Stay

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During Your Hospital Stay

The following services are available to Inova patients 65 and over. Currently these programs are available only at Inova Fairfax Hospital. For more information about any of these senior services, email geriatrics@inova.org.

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. Learn more

Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders (NICHE)

Focuses on collaboration among caregivers to provide seniors with sensitive and exemplary care.
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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. Learn more

Joanne G. Crantz, MD, Geriatric Resource Center

Browse geriatrics- and caregiver-specific information either on site or online. Learn more

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.

For more information call Inova Health Sciences Library, 703-776-3234, or the HELP, 703-776-6824 or ElderLink offices, 703-324-5377.