John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health in Columbus
Specialized Services to Maximize Quality of Life
The John J. Gerlach Center for Senior Health provides care and support services for treating conditions that affect older adults, such as falls, memory loss, medication side effects, and advanced care planning that help them gain a positive perspective on aging and live life to the fullest.
Consultations may involve more than one visit, and include patient and family time with a clinical social worker, nurse and geriatrician to develop the best treatment plan for your needs. Gerlach Center physicians do not offer Primary Care services.
How we support patients and caregivers
Associates at the Gerlach Center will connect you to OhioHealth services and community resources that attend to the unique needs of older adults and patients with cognitive challenges, including:
- Medical concerns
- Housing option guidance
- Respite care services
- Counseling services
- Advance directives
- Support groups
- Financial resources
- Home health services
- Community resources
Age-Friendly Health System – Committed to Care Excellence
We are excited to recognize and celebrate the Gerlach Center for Senior Health as an Age-Friendly Health System – Committed to Care Excellence. The center was recently recognized by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, (IHI) as a leader in this rapidly growing movement committed to care of older adults that is:
- Guided by an essential set of age-friendly, evidence-based practices across the 4Ms (What Matters, Medication, Mentation, and Mobility).
- Causes no harms.
- Is consistent with What Matters to the older adult and their family.