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The relationship between an older adult and their primary care physician is important. While most seniors understand that, some are frustrated at the limited time they have to ask their doctor questions. Physicians’ calendars are often packed, which can make it difficult to have all of your concerns fully addressed.
To help make your physician appointments more successful, we’ve put together a few tips.
Three Tips for a Successful Physician Appointment
The key to having your questions answered and receiving the information you need to feel confident about your healthcare is organization.
These tips will help you do just that:
Using these tips to get organized will help you make the most of your physician appointments.
When to See the Doctor
Another question older adults often have relates to how regularly they need to see a physician, especially if they don’t feel sick. Our article, “How Often Should You Have a Wellness Checkup If You Are a Healthy Senior?” tackles that issue.