Center for Geriatrics

As a leader in providing care to older adults in North Texas, we empower seniors to lead the best quality of life possible.

Center for Geriatrics Faculty

Clinical Services

Geriatric Assessment and Planning Program(GAPP)
We provide primary care and geriatric consultations for older adults with complex or chronic conditions.

To schedule an appointment, call: 817-735-2200.

Our interprofessional Geriatric Assessment and Planning Program team works closely with both patients and their care givers to provide:

  • Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment
  • Complete medical history and exam
  • Social and psychological evaluation
  • Cognitive Assessment
  • Plan of Care
  • Primary Care of elderly frail and complicated older persons
  • Dementia evaluations and treatment
  • Elderly well care
  • Onsite care at several of Fort Worth’s Continuing Care Retirement Communities
  • House Calls
  • Palliative Care

Safe Transitions for the Elderly Patient (STEP)
STEP provides high quality transition of care services for adults 50 years of age and older who have been discharged from the hospital, regardless of their primary or secondary admitting diagnosis.

Educational programs

Reynolds Interprofessional Geriatrics Education and Training in Texas (IGET-IT)
We address the national shortage of Geriatricians and the medical needs of a growing geriatric population by providing interprofessional geriatric education to Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine students. IGET-IT is funded in part by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

Seniors Assisting in Geriatric Education (SAGE)
SAGE strengthens geriatric training by partnering health care professions students with senior mentors in our community. The program consists of an educational curriculum and community-based outreach experience that increases our students’ opportunities for early exposure to older adults and issues in geriatrics.

Workforce Enhancement Healthy Aging and Independent Living (WE HAIL)
We are transforming geriatric care in North Texas by improving training for health care professionals and caregivers. Through WE HAIL, UNTHSC teams with JPS Health Network, Texas Christian University and the United Way’s Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County to better meet the health needs of our region’s rapidly growing population of older adults.

This page was last modified on August 19, 2016