What is a senior-focused doctor?

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When we talk with people about switching to a senior-focused doctor, many people say, “Well, my doctor treats me already, and I’m a senior. So, why would I switch?”

It’s true! You are a senior and your doctor does treat you, but what we know is that generally only about 20 to 25 percent of a primary care physician’s practice is made up of those over the age of 65. This means your doctor is only treating someone like you about a quarter of the time. Seniors have unique needs compared to others, and it’s important that you’re seeing someone who understands those needs.

Senior-focused doctors only treat seniors

When you enter a primary care physician’s office that is dedicated to seniors, you’ll notice that everything from the facility to the staff was designed with the senior in mind. From wider hallways and slip-resistant floors to having the right care team on staff to help with your unique needs, these practices are designed to serve you well. 

And, since these doctors are committed to only treating seniors, you can feel confident knowing that they are going to provide the level of care you need. In fact, the practices that we partner with are committed to delivering value-based care which means that their goal is to help improve your health.

Ready to see what a senior-focused office is like? Contact us today to schedule a free tour of a practice near you.

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