Geriatric Care

At Hartford HealthCare Medical Group, our approach to comprehensive coordinated geriatric care will ensure your physical and mental wellness, and support your highest level of independent living.

Patient & DoctorBy leveraging our extensive network of the best primary and specialty care physicians in the state, we can provide you seamless continuity of care as you transition from one setting to another within our system.

Services

Our Geriatrics Team will work with you to diagnose, treat and manage all of your unique and individual needs. We give special attention to situations of concern, including falls, incontinence, cerebrovascular disease, dementia, sensory impairment and other cognitive and affective changes that occur with aging.

Coordination of Care

Our Geriatrics Team collaborates with other Hartford HealthCare services in our network to assess and support families and caregivers in a number of ways. From our dementia specialists in our Center for Healthy Aging, to our skilled Hartford HealthCare at Home team, our entire system medical experts in all areas of health and wellness are available to you.

Inpatient Consultations

Our Geriatrics Team’s in-patient consultation program provides expert assistance in common geriatric problems, including delirium prevention and treatment, dementia with behavioral changes, medication management and end of life care. In-patient consultation are available at the following hospitals:

  • Backus Hospital
  • Hartford Hospital
  • MidState Medical Center
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center

Outpatient Consultations

We have a number of primary care out-patient offices conveniently located across the state, dedicated to geriatric care. Our Geriatrics Team will conduct a comprehensive assessment to identify the signs of dementia and other geriatric conditions. Additionally, they will provide:

  • Memory assessments
  • Fall and balance evaluations
  • Medication management
  • Assistance with complex Geriatric syndromes

REACH program

Resource for Elderly And Care at Home

Our REACH program works closely with your primary care provider to send an experienced advanced practice provider to your home for health visits. If you have difficulty getting to the doctor’s office, or are a high risk for hospitalization or readmission, REACH will provide you with the highest quality of care you need without leaving your home. Learn more

Skilled Nursing Integration

Our Geriatrics Team of physicians and advanced practice providers will continue your care once entered into skilled nursing care at Hartford HealthCare’s Jefferson House, and at many other skilled nursing facilities in the Greater Hartford region, to ensure your wellness and prevent readmission to the hospital.   

Community Partnerships/Geriatric Primary Care

Hartford HealthCare Medical Group has formed unique partnerships with Duncaster and Seabury senior communities in Bloomfield, providing comprehensive on-site skilled nursing and primary care for their residents, regardless of whether they are a current Hartford HealthCare patient.

Don’t Delay Your Care

Contact us today to get more information and to schedule your appointment with one of our geriatricians.

Phone: 888.860.0060

Email: HHCMGGeriatrics@hhchealth.org

Our Geriatric Care Locations:

 

Meet our Geriatricians:

Name Specialties Location
Bascetta, Brynna, APRN Bascetta, Brynna, APRN 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
Becherl, Rohini Ruth, MD Becherl, Rohini Ruth, MD
4.8 /5
146 surveys
860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield
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Bello, Sherifa, APRN Bello, Sherifa, APRN 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Cabahug, Irsal P., APRN Cabahug, Irsal P., APRN 860.380.5150
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
Capobianco, Alessandra M., MD Capobianco, Alessandra M., MD 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Dicks, Robert Scott, MD, FACP Dicks, Robert Scott, MD, FACP 860.972.2791
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Hartford
Dombkowski, Halina D., APRN Dombkowski, Halina D., APRN 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
Gallagher, Geriann B., APRN Gallagher, Geriann B., APRN
4.9 /5
85 surveys
860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Habib, Taimur Hassan, MD Habib, Taimur Hassan, MD
4.8 /5
177 surveys
203.255.2340
  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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  • Fairfield
Jalbert, Juliann, APRN Jalbert, Juliann, APRN 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
Kantorovich, Alona, MD 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Kirouac, Melanie Jean, PA-C 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Kurtakoti, Sowmya Suraj, MD Kurtakoti, Sowmya Suraj, MD
4.7 /5
138 surveys
860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Family Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
  • Bloomfield
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LaRue, Tracie A., APRN LaRue, Tracie A., APRN 860.380.5150
  • Family Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
Marshall, Deborah Polt, APRN Marshall, Deborah Polt, APRN 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
Mitchell, Marlon, MD 860.972.2791
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hartford
Robbins, Jeffrey Sanford, MD, CMD 860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
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  • Bloomfield
Sachdeva, Geetika, MD Sachdeva, Geetika, MD
4.6 /5
40 surveys
860.380.5150
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Bloomfield
  • Southington
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Ukabam, Judith, MD Ukabam, Judith, MD 860.380.5150
  • Internal Medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine
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  • Willimantic
Varilla, Vincent Maranan, MD Varilla, Vincent Maranan, MD
  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Hartford