geriatric geriatric  /ˌdʒɛ ri ˈæ trɪk/


  1. (adj) of or relating to the aged
  2. (adj) of or relating to or practicing geriatrics


  1. Most of their fighters are armed with ancient M-16s and AK-47s, and the heaviest weapons at their disposal are two geriatric M-79 grenade launchers.
  2. Finding a geriatric-care manager is often the best way to help an ailing parent who is far away.
  3. Though many geriatric inmates are lifers whose crimes were in the distant past, a surprising 45% of inmates 50 and older have been arrested within the past two years.


  1. Schuylkill Medical Associates LLC Now Seeking House Call Physicians to Hire

    Schuylkill Medical Associates, a leading geriatric call practice, is actively recruiting a physician to hire for the Philadelphia and New Jersey region. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Building on U-M's East Medical Campus closed after electrical incident

    Staffers evacuate patients and other staff members from the East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center WednesdayCourtesy of David Reid The East Ann Arbor Health And Geriatric Center closed Wednesday after a small electrical fire knocked out power to...
    on June 12, 2013     Source:

  3. Royal Gorge Fire prompts evacuation of Territorial prison near Cañon City

    With a fast-moving wildfire looming, the task facing prison authorities was like evacuating a geriatric hospital — only the patients included serial killers, rapists and kidnappers.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Denver Post


  1. "The basic problem is that we have an old man, a geriatric, who is not prepared to give up power and that situation isn't going to change on June 27," Biti said.
    on May 19, 2008 By: Tendai Biti Source: FOXNews

  2. Aniston, who turns 40 in February (09), tells People magazine, "We know how much people want that, and we would of course do it if it's right. But I say do it way before we get to be geriatric Friends.
    on Dec 17, 2008 By: Jennifer Aniston Source:

  3. "In the current system, there's no one accountable," Raphael said. "That's why it can cost you $125 an hour [for a geriatric care manager], because you're trying to fill that hole."
    on Oct 27, 2008 By: Raphael Source: U.S. News & World Report

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