About Yale Geriatrics

Yale Geriatics is run through a number of programs and centers at both Yale New Haven Hospital and the VA Connecticut Medical Center in West Haven. In addition to these, the Yale Geriatrics Faculty have developed a number of interventions that have resulted in a major improvement in the care of older persons.

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Clinical Programs

Clinical initiatives at Yale include the Dorothy Adler Geriatric Assessment Center, a special Acute Care for the Elderly Unit at Yale-New Haven Hospital, a innovative co-treatment program...

Interventions

Interventions to Improve Patient Care

Yale Geriatrics faculty members have developed a number of interventions which have had a major impact on the care of older persons, including fall prevention, Confusion Assessment Method,...

Connecticut Collaboration for Fall Prevention

FallPrevention

The objective of the Collaboration is to implement, within the greater Hartford area, a multifaceted, multidisciplinary fall prevention program that reaches older adults via the existing health care system and community organizations. The fall prevention interventions are based on a randomized clinical trial conducted at Yale which found that a multifactorial intervention strategy resulted in a 36% reduction in the fall rate among community living older adults.