James & Sharon Maida
Geriatrics Institute

Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus has long been a leader in geriatric medicine, which specifically addresses the unique care needs of older adults. Our one-of-a-kind James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute provides integrated inpatient and outpatient geriatric services for patients 65 and older in one convenient location. In addition, our geriatricians – physicians specializing in the medical care of the elderly – have a full understanding of the wide range of physical, mental, medical, social, and spiritual issues that older adults can face.

With our many interlinked services, the experts at the Geriatrics Institute provide individualized care recommendations to ensure that patients receive the special care they require, without interfering with their independence. And our geriatric team works closely with you or your loved one’s primary care physician to make sure that all patient and family needs are met. With the expert treatment available at our state-of-the-art outpatient practice, older adults can live the fullest life possible.

Our multidisciplinary team also including nurses, social workers, nutritionists, pharmacists, health educators, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists and audiologists, all who specialize in the care of seniors and are available to accommodate the needs of patients as they transition from inpatient to outpatient care.

Complementing the Geriatrics Institute are the Geriatric Emergency Medicine (GEM) Unit, created to meet the more complex needs of seniors in emergency care, the Acute Care for Elders (ACE) Unit, an inpatient unit utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to collaboratively develop a patient-centered care plan, and the Better Health program, which offers courses and more to men and women 55 and older who want to improve their health and well-being.

Monmouth Medical Center, Southern Campus, holds designation as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health system Elders) hospital.

For more information on the James and Sharon Maida Geriatrics Institute and its various services, call 732.886.4700.

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