Senior Care

San Mateo Primary Care

Board Certified Internal Medicine & Primary Care & Concierge Medicine located in Mid-Peninsula, SF Bay Area, San Mateo, CA

As you age, your health care needs change. Around 60% of senior citizens have at least two chronic conditions. San Mateo Primary Care, based in San Mateo, California, provides personalized senior care to help you maintain your health and vitality. If you’re looking for expert geriatric care, call the practice or make an appointment online today.

Senior Care Q & A

What is senior care?

Senior care, also known as geriatrics, focuses on the health care needs of aging patients. The team at San Mateo Primary Care aims to help you stay independent, mobile, and socially connected. They provide personalized preventive care to help you avoid illness and hospitalization. 

The team combines evidence-based medical care with natural lifestyle medicine, including nutrition counseling. They help you optimize your health and reduce your risk of disease with a multidisciplinary approach to wellness.

What are the prevalent health concerns for senior citizens?

As you age, your risk of health problems increases. Some of the most common health concerns for aging patients include:

  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Diabetes
  • Obesity
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Cognitive decline
  • Arthritis
  • Flu and pneumonia
  • Respiratory diseases
  • Balance issues and falling

Health problems aren’t an inevitable part of aging. San Mateo Primary Care works with you to implement lifestyle changes that improve or reverse health issues and reduce your risk of long-term problems. 

What is included in senior care?

San Mateo Primary Care offers comprehensive senior care services. Your health care team includes a case manager who works with you and your doctors to coordinate care and ensure you have access to the services you need to stay healthy. 

Preventive care

Personalized preventive health care is the foundation of senior care programs at San Mateo Primary Care. This includes annual wellness visits, health screenings, vaccines, and therapies to enhance your health. 

Senior care covers your physical, mental, and emotional health. The team screens for early warning signs of social isolation, depression, and other issues that can impact your overall wellness. 

Preventive care also allows for early intervention. Your provider offers early interventions to treat a disease before you experience any symptoms. 

Chronic care

Aging patients are more likely to have multiple chronic health issues. The team at San Mateo Primary Care offers customized care to reduce or reverse your conditions. They focus on lifestyle medicine and integrative therapies to avoid having you on a lot of medications, which increases your risk of unwanted side effects. 

Telehealth and home visits

The practice offers telehealth and home visits for your convenience. Coming in to the office isn’t always convenient, but that shouldn’t stop you from receiving expert medical attention. 

Call San Mateo Primary Care or book an appointment online if you’re looking for personalized senior care services.