Items Tagged ‘Dr David Reuben’

May 1, 2018

Is a geriatrician right for you – Q & A with Dr. David Reuben

By UCLA50Plus uclafiftyplus

There is no right age to switch to a geriatric specialist, but Dr. David Reuben, chief of the division of geriatrics at UCLA Health, says there are guidelines that can help determine whether a geriatrician is right for you or your loved one. What is a geriatrician? A geriatrician is a medical doctor who specializes […]

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Tags: advanced directives, Dr David Reuben, geriatric specialist, geriatrician, healthy aging, UCLA Health 50-Plus


Safety, kindness and a watchful eye are needed for older holiday guests

December 12, 2016

Safety, kindness and a watchful eye are needed for older holiday guests

By Simi Singer simisinger

Most of us enjoy the time we spend with friends and family over the holidays. But for many older adults, get-togethers can be especially stressful, confusing or even perilous when they are out of their regular environment and routines. Raising awareness of issues and situations that may arise with older guests can help make the […]

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Tags: Dr David Reuben, elderly, family, family dynamic, family gatherings, geriatrics, holidays, video