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Express Family Clinic

Family Practice located in Allen, TX

Senior Care Specialist

At Express Family Clinic, the doctors and staff provide older members of the communities in and around Allen, Texas, with expert senior care treatment and services.

Senior Care Q & A

Express Family Clinic

What is Senior Care?

Health advancements over the last half century have allowed people to enjoy a longer and fuller life span. With a majority of baby boomers reaching retirement and senior years, a greater concentration of the population needs specialized geriatric care. As a person ages, the body naturally declines, and additional care and attention must be paid to ensure that a correct diagnosis is made to protect and preserve a patient’s health. Additionally, 50 percent of adults over the age of 65 have three or more serious health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and cognitive disorders. When a patient lives with multiple health conditions, specialized care and attention must be provided to ensure that treatments and medications do not adversely interact. For example, geriatricians must have an in-depth knowledge of the potential for drug interactions, which means that side effects must be mastered and countered by a geriatric specialist. These specialists can treat the disorder present as well as help screen for additional conditions that may not yet be apparent.

Who Provides Medical Senior Care?

While all physicians have the knowledge and expertise to treat physical conditions, a geriatrician or senior care specialist has received additional training, supervision, and accreditation from his or her governing board specifically to care for older patients. This training allows a senior care specialist to provide more effective care for patients over the age of 65. Specific conditions treated can include cancer, dementia, epilepsy, heart conditions, high blood pressure, stroke, and other life-threatening conditions.

Do I Need a Senior Care Specialist?

Senior care specialists are often necessary to offer an additional level of knowledge and care. A senior care specialist is often recommended for adults over the age of 65, especially those with multiple disorders or diseases. Additionally, geriatric specialists are trained to interact with family members typically charged with the care of the older adult. These specialists give advice and information about the needs of the older family member as well as the support available to older patients and their families.

Accepted Insurance Providers

Express Family Clinic accepts all major insurances including United Health Care(UHC), Aetna, Cigna and Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS), and most Marketplace plans. We also offer very competitive self-pay, out-of-pocket plans. Please call our office for more information.

Aetna
BCBS
Cigna
Cook Children's Health Plan
Medicare
Medicare Advantage
MultiPlan / PHCS
Texan Plus
Tricare
United Healthcare
Testimonials

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    "I highly recommend anyone who is looking for a primary care physician to come to Express Family Clinic.Appointments are very easy to make and the nurse staff are very e

    Amogh R.
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    "Dr. Sunil provided excellent care for my wife when we went to his clinic for annual physical. He takes time to sit down and listen to your concerns..."

    Mahesh P.
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    "Great place for you and your family. Please visit for a wonderful experience."

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    "Great service. The staff was thorough and very efficient."

    Jacque G.
Location
Express Family Clinic
940 Ridgeview Drive, Suite 150
Allen, TX 75013
Phone: 972-752-0051
Fax: (972) 905-4690
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Express Family Clinic
940 Ridgeview Drive
Suite 150
Allen, TX 75013