What is another word for geriatric?

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[ d͡ʒˌɛɹɪˈatɹɪk], [ d‍ʒˌɛɹɪˈatɹɪk], [ dʒ_ˌɛ_ɹ_ɪ__ˈa_t_ɹ_ɪ_k]

How to use "Geriatric" in context?

When you hear the term "geriatric," what images come to mind? Many of us picture someone very old, maybe even a hundred years old. However, there is a growing population of seniors that are actually in their mid-60s or even early 70s. This is known as geriatric syndrome, and it's a disease that affects people of all ages.

Geriatric syndrome is a collection of symptoms that can affect any part of the body. These symptoms can include: fatigue, forgetfulness, dizziness, poor vision and hearing, problems walking, poor balance, a reduced ability to work, and an increased risk of falling.

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