Multiple UAB clinical departments including medicine, neurology, psychiatry, ophthalmology, pathology, nutrition sciences, and surgery.

Patient care programs meeting the needs of older adults are available throughout the UAB Health System. This website highlights a few of those specifically designed to meet the needs of older adults or their family members.

The Division of Gerontology, Geriatrics, and Palliative Care offers primary care and specialty programs for older adults at the Geriatric Clinic located in Suite 305 of the UAB Highlands Hospital. Patient care programs include the Geriatric Clinic, the Heart Failure Program, and the Camellia Medical Group. Other programs are offered at the Kirklin Clinic including the UAB continence program.

Other UAB patient care programs serving the needs of older adults include the Driving Assessment Clinic, Low Vision Program, Memory Disorders Clinic, Osteoporosis Clinic, and the Parkinson's Disease Clinic.

Geriatric programs supported by Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging faculty at the Birmingham VA Medical Center and the Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) include the Continence Clinic, a Mobility and Fall Prevention Clinic, a Geriatric Assessment Clinic, geriatric consults, home-based primary care, and palliative care (Safe Harbor).

UAB faculty provide medical directorship for other community-based programs including hospice programs and the United Mine Workers' Funds Geriatric Care Management Program.

Programs and Phone Numbers:
UAB offers specialized clinical programs for older adults. Some of these include:

Additional Information:
Information about these and other patient care programs can also be obtained from www.uabmedicine.org or by calling UAB HealthFinder (205-934-9999) or (1-800 UAB-8816).