The Pressing Need for Geriatric Healthcare Professionals

Article by: Clint Maun Without a doubt, the Coronavirus pandemic will burden the U.S. healthcare system and further strain the healthcare workforce shortage. So, this only compounds and increases the need for qualified medical specialists in nursing homes and long-term care settings. The Benefits of Geriatric Specialization As you likely already know, geriatric medicine is a specialty that focuses on healthcare of elderly people. It aims to promote health by preventing and treating diseases and disabilities in older adults. Although not every elderly person needs the specialized knowledge of a geriatrician, the benefits of such training and knowledge are very important for many long-term car

Peabody Home Recognizes local Doctor Partnerships

Peabody Home recognized the support and care provided by two local doctors associated with the non-profit residential home for the elderly in conjunction with the National Awareness Day for all doctors. It didn’t matter to Peabody staff that the medical degrees held by Jonathan Mischon MD, and Barry Taylor DVM, were for people and animals respectively, the appreciation was the same. Meg Miller, Administrator and Executive Director said “We are so incredibly lucky and honored to have Dr Jonathon Mishcon as our Medical Director. He provides geriatric care delivered with such empathy and compassion, that our residents live with joy and purpose made possible by his medical expertise in the spe

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