Department of Medicine


Patient Care

IU Geriatrics offers services for patients in several settings:

Acute Care for Elders
Acute Care for Elders (ACE)
Ella Bowman, M.D., Ph.D. - Medical Director, ACE Unit & Consult Service, Eskenazi Health Services

The ACE Unit meets the special needs of hospitalized older adults. A team of healthcare professionals, including an IU School of Medicine physician, a pharmacist, nurse, social worker, dietitian and therapist, work together to care for older adults during their hospitalization. For more information, please call (317) 880-6725.

House Calls for Seniors
House Calls for Seniors
Robin Beck, M.D. - Medical Director, Senior Care and House Calls, Eskenazi Health Services

House Calls for Seniors is a program designed to provide team-based primary care in the home for those age 65 and over who live in Marion County and are unable to leave their homes. For more information or to make a referral, please call (317) 880-6636.

IU Center for Senior Health at Wishard
Senior Health Center at Eskenazi Health Services

Consultative services are the major focus of the Center for Senior Health. Following a complete health evaluation and physical examination, the center's team of healthcare professionals develops a plan of care with the patient's particular needs in mind. For more information, please call (317) 880-6560.

Senior Health Center at IU Health Methodist Hospital
Senior Health Center at IU Health Methodist Hospital
Felipe Perez, M.D. - Medical Director, Senior Patient Safety & Quality, IU Health Senior Health

At the Senior Health Center, located at IU Health Methodist Hospital, we support and enrich the lives of older adults through medical treatment, education, counseling and research. We treat diseases of aging and health problems of older patients with an emphasis on these conditions:
  • Memory Loss
  • Depression
  • Medication Problems
  • Falls and Mobility
For a free brochure about the Senior Health Center or for more information or to schedule an appointment, please call (317) 962-2929.

Healthy Aging Brain Center
Healthy Aging Brain Center
Malaz Boustani, MD - Medical Director, Healthy Aging Brain Center

The experts at the Healthy Aging Brain Center diagnose and treat memory problems. Our geriatricians (doctors who care for older adults), nurses and social workers identify and evaluate all possible causes of a memory problem and then develop a personal treatment plan that includes medications and activities to improve your daily life. Also, we work with your family, caregiver and primary care doctor.

The Healthy Aging Brain Center has close ties with the Indiana University School of Medicine and IU Center for Aging Research. This ensures access to the most advanced research on memory problems. For more information, please call (317) 880-6560.

Extended Care
Extended Care
Evelyn Bose, MD - Medical Director, Extended Care Eskenazi Health Services

In the Extended Care program, the team of doctors and nurse practitioners from IU Medical Group provide ongoing care to patients in need of rehabilitation services or long-term care in a nursing home. For more information, please call (317) 630-7847.

Senior Connection
Senior Connection
Megan Shipman-Betz - Senior Connection Coordinator

The Senior Connection program offers a host of benefits, activities and support to help older adults stay healthy as they age. For more information, please call (317) 880-6560.


Additional Resources: Senior Care at Eskenazi | IU Health Senior Health | AARP | Medicare | CICOA | Hospice
The Indiana Association of Area Agencies on Aging (IAAAA) | IU Department of Public Health