What is Concierge Medicine?

What is Concierge Medicine?

Concierge medicine is a relationship between a physician and a patient in which the patient pays for more direct access in the form of an annual fee, per visit fee, or retainer. The physician commits to limit his or her case load in order to provide a higher level of...
Balancing Work and Caregiver Duties

Balancing Work and Caregiver Duties

Our last blog talked about moving a loved one into your home when they are no longer able to live independently. We decided to follow that up with a blog that explores the work/life/family balance as it relates to caring for an aging loved one. At first, once your...
Moving a Parent Into Your Home

Moving a Parent Into Your Home

When an aging parent loses their ability to live on their own, you may be considering moving he or she into your home to live. While you may feel that this is simply the right thing to do – after all, he or she likely cared for you when you couldn’t – there are a...
Benefits of a Medical House Call

Benefits of a Medical House Call

The convenience of medical visits in the comfort of home has numerous benefits. It completely eliminates the headaches of scheduling, arranging transportation, and waiting room germs. Patients also enjoy a more personalized experience as the provider coming into their...
9 Tips for Traveling with Older Adults

9 Tips for Traveling with Older Adults

Travel is an activity that many adults look forward to being able to do more of in their “golden years”. After children are grown and work and other duties have tapered off, one may have more time (and likely resources) to enjoy one of the most rewarding experiences...
The Truth About Elder Abuse

The Truth About Elder Abuse

Elder abuse can take a number of forms. Based on the number of complaints and arrest warrants involving senior abuse nationally, it seems that financial, physical and emotional abuse is on the rise. Research suggests that 1 in 10 Americans 60 and over have experienced...

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