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Ashok Bharucha

I am an Adult and Geriatric Psychiatrist

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Ashok Bharucha, MD, MA, is a highly-trained geriatric psychiatrist with years of experience in the field. He specializes in adult and geriatric psychiatry, as well as the management of conditions that occur at the interface of neurology, medicine, and psychiatry. Dr. Bharucha is dedicated to providing the best possible outcomes for his patients through a combination of pharmacology (psychoactive medications) and psychotherapy (talk therapy).

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February 6, 2024

Unveiling the Silent Struggle: Exploring the Most Common Anxiety Disorder in Older Adults

Anxiety disorders, often misconstrued as a malady confined to the younger populace, quietly seep into the lives of older adults, shaping their daily experiences and quality of life. As the aging population burgeons worldwide, it becomes increasingly crucial to shed light on the most prevalent anxiety disorder affecting older adults and delve into its manifestations, […]

Ashok Bharucha
January 16, 2024

Navigating Health in Later Years: Common Disorders in Older Adults

As we age, our bodies and minds undergo various changes, some of which can lead to health challenges unique to later adulthood. Understanding these common disorders is crucial for older adults, caregivers, and healthcare professionals. Cardiovascular Diseases: The Leading Concern in Seniors Cardiovascular diseases, including heart disease, stroke, and hypertension, are the leading cause of […]

What Can a Neurologist Do For a Dementia Patient - Dr. Ashok J Bharucha
January 15, 2024

Which Mental Changes Are Associated with Aging?

As we journey through life, our bodies and minds undergo various transformations. Aging, an inevitable part of this journey, brings with it a multitude of changes, both physical and mental. While the physical aspects of aging are often discussed and widely understood, the mental changes accompanying time are equally significant and deserving of our attention. […]

Ashok Bharucha
December 18, 2023

What is Geriatric Counseling?

As the global population ages, the need for specialized healthcare services for older adults has become increasingly important. Geriatric counseling, a branch of mental health counseling specifically tailored to the needs of older adults, has emerged as a vital component of holistic healthcare for seniors. This article will explore what senior counseling is, why it […]

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