GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - The older we get, the more health problems we likely will face. While some of those issues are a normal part of the aging process, others are not and should be treated by someone specializing in ailments that impact seniors. .

Experts say that may mean it’s time to see a geriatrician. Dr. Emily Downing, a geriatrician with Allina Health, appeared on KARE 11 to offer families and caregivers free expert advice on when to see specialized care.

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