Bariatric surgery is a term used for multiple procedures that can be done for major weight loss. In the vast majority of cases, bariatric surgery is only performed as a “last resort” course of treatment for morbid obesity and only after the patient has gone through a series of evaluations. When it comes to seniors, these evaluations can be even more stringent. And while this kind of surgery has been seen as highly effective across all age groups, some seniors who undergo this procedure may need to take some extra precautions to ensure a safe recovery and long-term results. Before deciding whether or not bariatric weight loss surgery is the right course of action for weight loss, seniors and their families should consider asking the following questions.