The Geriatric 5M Approach to Telemedicine Assessment

Well before the COVID-19 pandemic, cognitive behavioral neurologist Lauren Moo was conducting virtual visits with older adults with dementia to manage their agitation when traveling for office visits proved difficult. Dr. Moo talks to GeriPal about her recently published JAGS article titled “Home Video Visits: 2‐D View of the Geriatric 5‐Ms.” In the article and on the podcast, we learn about assessing the Geriatric 5M framework: mind, mobility, medications, multi-complexity, and what matters most.

Links: GeriPal (10/2020), J Am Geriatr Soc (10/2020)