Premier Primary Care
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics located in New Albany, IN
Senior Care Q&A
Why is senior care important?
If you’re a senior, you want a provider who specializes in the unique health needs of your age group. At Premier Primary Care, the team works with you to:
- Prevent chronic disease
- Manage chronic diseases like diabetes or arthritis
- Prevent and manage dementia
- Manage pain from osteoarthritis, gout, or other conditions
As a senior, you’re also at greater risk of complications when it comes to more common conditions, like a cold or the flu. You want a trusted provider like Premier Primary Care who can help you avoid such complications and help you manage them if they arise.
Which senior care services are available?
The senior care services that benefit you most depend on your age, current health and symptoms, and health history. Services offered at Premier Primary Care include:
- Comprehensive physical examinations
- Chronic disease management
- Cholesterol tests
- Hypertension screening and management
- Joint mobility evaluations
- Cancer screenings
- Specialist referrals
- Glucose testing
- Dementia care
- Arthritis management and treatment
- Fall prevention and care for injuries from falls
Premier Primary Care also serves as the primary hub that coordinates care between all your providers and specialists. The team can keep track of your prescriptions and any necessary screenings like mammograms and colonoscopies.
What is post-acute care?
While anyone of any age can benefit from post-acute care services, seniors are often the ones who need it the most.
When you’re discharged from the hospital after a surgery or illness, you receive an at-home recovery and treatment plan. Often, these discharge instructions are hard to understand and remember.
Premier Primary Care can help you analyze and implement this post-hospital plan and heal optimally. The team can oversee any medication changes and help you coordinate care with all necessary providers.
They can also review your hospital stay and help you understand any tests conducted and what they mean for your long-term health.
If you’re an older adult, take advantage of the superior senior care services offered at Premier Primary Care. Call the office to set up an appointment or book online today.