Department of Medicine
Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine Treatments & Services
To reach Palliative Care, call 617-724-9700. To reach Geriatric Medicine, call 617-726-4600.
We offer Primary Care to older adults and through the continuum of geriatric psychiatry, social work and inpatient services.
Mass General Geriatric Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery have joined together to redesign the way care is offered to senior patients with bone fractures.
Inpatient Palliative Care
We offer specialized, interdisciplinary care to patients admitted to the hospital at Mass General with serious illness, as well as their families.
Home Based Palliative Care
The Mass General Home Based Palliative Care Program (HBPC) provides sub-specialty palliative care clinical support to patients living in the community with advanced complex illness.
We offer bereavement support, referrals, and resources for patients, families, and staff.
Age Positively Clinic
Patients living with HIV can experience age-related health concerns earlier than the general population. Our geriatricians help patients live their best lives and set the stage for healthier aging.
Perioperative Optimization of Senior Health (POSH) Clinic
This clinic is a partnership between Mass General Surgery and Geriatric Medicine services.
The Division of Palliative Care & Geriatric Medicine welcomes patients and family members who are facing a serious or life-threatening illness, regardless of diagnosis or ability to pay. Services are provided to inpatients and outpatients. Services vary, depending on individual patient and family preferences.