Geriatric Medicine 

The Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit, a service of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and SLUCare Physician Group, offers specialized inpatient care for older adults. The ACE Unit strives to help older patients maintain their independence while helping to prevent physical and mental decline during their hospitalization. SLU Hospital also offers inpatient geriatric psychiatric care. The 10-bed acute inpatient diagnostic and treatment unit and partial hospitalization day program helps older adults face problems unique to their age group.

Physician specialists

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Geropsychiatry

Hospital-based services

  • Acute Care for the Elderly Unit
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Unit