Recommendations By Topic: Geriatric Care

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

    Access the AAFP clinical preventive service recommendation on screening for abdominal aortic aneurysm in men and women.

  • Colorectal Cancer

    Access AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for colorectal cancer.

  • DEXA for Osteoporosis

    Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don't use dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) screening for osteoporosis in women under age 65 or men under 70 with no risk factors.

  • Dementia

    Access the Jointly Developed Clinical Practice Guideline on pharmacological treatment of dementia.

  • Dementia

    Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for dementia.

  • Erectile Dysfunction

    Access the AAFP's endorsement of the American College of Physicians guideline on the hormonal testing and pharmacologic treatment of erectile dysfunction.

  • Fall Prevention in Older Adults

    Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on prevention of falls in older adults.

  • Hearing

    Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for hearing loss.

  • Intimate Partner Violence and Abuse of Vunerable Adults

    View the AAFP preventive service recommendation on screening for intimate partner violence and abuse of elderly and vulnerable adults.

  • Osteoporosis

    Access the AAFP preventive service recommendations on screening for osteoporosis.

  • Prostate Cancer

    Access the AAFP preventive service recommendation against the use of PSA-based screening for prostate cancer.

  • Screening for Cervical Cancer in Women Older Than 65 Years of Age

    Choosing Wisely® Recommendation: Don’t screen women older than 65 years of age for cervical cancer who have had adequate prior screening and are not otherwise at high risk for cervical cancer.