Eighty percent of people over the age of 55 have at least one chronic health condition. But even if you stay in great health, you still face unique challenges as you get older, and these problems require treatment from the senior care specialists at HealthStone Primary Care Partners in Hollywood, Florida. Senior care includes the comprehensive medical care needed by all adults combined with a focus on preventing and treating age-related health concerns. If you or a loved one need compassionate senior care, call the office or request an appointment online today.
Senior care focuses on the health issues that arise as you get older. HealthStone Primary Care Partners offers comprehensive health care throughout your lifespan, which includes expertise in identifying and providing treatment for age-related concerns.
Your senior care visit includes many possible services, depending on your personal health needs. In addition to sick visits and annual physicals, senior services frequently provided by HealthStone Primary Care Partners include:
Vaccinations are especially important because your immune system weakens as you get older. Seniors need vaccinations to protect them from flu, COVID-19, shingles, pneumonia, and hepatitis A and B. They may also need vaccinations for tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), and chickenpox.
Chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart disease must be carefully managed to slow the progression or prevent the disease from reaching an advanced stage. Your provider creates a long-term health care plan with recommendations for a healthy diet, exercises appropriate for your health, and medications.
HealthStone Primary Care Partners takes care of your personal needs, from pelvic exams, breast exams, and menopause management for women to low testosterone and prostate problems in men.
Senior care visits focus on age-related concerns, such as:
Your provider identifies any concerns affecting your health and creates a plan to restore optimal strength and wellness.
Health screenings are tests to find signs of disease before you experience symptoms alerting you to a possible problem. Your provider recommends health screenings depending on your age, risk factors, and overall health. You may need:
HealthStone Primary Care Partners screens for heart problems with in-office electrocardiograms (EKGs).
Call HealthStone Primary Care Partners or book an appointment online today for compassionate senior care.