Geriatric care for seniors
What kinds of geriatric care for seniors are available? It’s a question caregivers often ask. Get helping in learning about geriatric care options, and learn how to find help for elders.
Articles About Geriatric Care For Seniors
- Deal-a-Day Healthcare: Bargain or Bad Idea?
Coupon websites like Groupon and LivingSocial are starting to offer discounts on certain types of medical procedures, including dental care, flu shots, and eye exams. But, is it really safe to seek discounted care from an unknown doctor?
- Knowing a Senior's Goals and Values Makes Health Decisions Easier
Knowing a seniors goals and values in life helps make their health decisions easier. The method of doctor-patient communication called, ‘shared decision-making,' puts an emphasis on the patient's views when making these kinds of difficult decisions.
- The Doctor Will See You Now: How to Get an Appointment Sooner
When your elderly loved one is having a medical problem, you want to get them a doctor's appointment as soon as possible. Here are 5 ways you can get a doctor's appointment sooner for your elderly loved one.
- How Geriatric Care Managers Can Help Busy Caregivers
Geriatric care managers help caregivers manage their aging parents needs, including health care, finances, housing choices and more.
- Can a Geriatric Care Manager Help a Long-distance Caregiver?
Geriatric care managers, GCMs for short, act as a more knowledgeable you, informing you and your parent about what kind of care alternatives are available within the community and helping you assess all the medical, financial and legal issues involved with any given choice.
- Do All Elders Need Geriatric Care?
Geriatricians frequently provide the primary care for older adults who have complicated medical and social problems. Whether your parent should see a geriatrician is based more on their individual healthcare needs.