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Senior Care 

Senior Care Specialist

Senior Care Specialist

As you age, your healthcare needs evolve. Dr. Corey Hunt at Compass Family Medicine offers general preventive care and wellness services for patients 65 years and older. He and his staff
provide customized care to address all your health concerns. If you’re a senior citizen living around Newberry, South Carolina, call Dr. Hunt today or request an appointment online.

What is senior care?

Senior care focuses on the preventive health care and general wellness of patients 65 years and older. Dr. Hunt and his team understand the unique medical needs of aging individuals.
He can provide both medical treatment and preventive care to ensure you’re staying healthy as you age.

What services does senior care entail?

Dr. Hunt helps to address the complex needs of his senior patients while maximizing their independence and health.
Some of the medical services Dr. Hunt offers include:
 Primary care
 Health maintenance

 Diagnostic evaluations
 Acute and chronic care
 Medical consultations
 Medicare annual wellness visits
Dr. Hunt provides personalized care, taking into consideration your goals and lifestyle preferences. He and his team work with patients to manage multiple medications along with chronic conditions.

What medical conditions often fall under senior care?

Health problems that frequently affect older adults often include pain falls, memory loss, incontinence, and medication side effects.

Other more serious types of medical conditions include:
 Alzheimer's disease
 Cancer
 Dementia
 Diabetes
 Epilepsy
 Heart disease
 Osteoporosis
 Parkinson's disease
 Sleep disorders
 Stroke
Dr. Hunt can recognize the symptoms of these diseases and provide early intervention, resulting in a better outcome for his patients. Dr. Hunt can also network with hospitals and other health professionals to provide optimal care to support his patient’s needs. He can also evaluate an elderly patient's ability to care for him or herself if needed.

What are the steps that you can take to help maintain your health?  

As you age, changes start to occur in your body, causing it to behave differently than you might have been used to in the past. Getting regular checkups and talking with Dr. Hunt can help you understand what’s going on.

Here are a few tips to encourage healthy aging:

  • Exercise regularly

  • Stay socially active within your community

  • Eat a healthy, well-balanced diet

  • Take all medications as directed

  • Limit alcohol consumption and cut out smoking

  • Get the sleep your body needs

Taking care of yourself physically, as well as emotionally, can help you maintain your health and savor your later years.

Partner with Dr. Hunt to live your golden years to the fullest. Call Dr. Hunt today to request an appointment online.

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