Articles about Staying Healthy for Seniors

When choosing a doctor, there's a lot to think about. Experience, specialty, online access, professional interests, health plans and more. So we've put together a list of questions to ask yourself when choosing a doctor.

The holidays are a time of joy that we get to spend with our closest relatives and friends. However, for those who suffer from diabetes, it can also be a very difficult time.

Are you concerned with potential drug interactions?

Before you dig into Springtime planting, think about how to best tend to your health. Here the expert physicians of Baptist Medical Group share a few helpful suggestions:

 

Fill out the following checklist to evaluate your current health plan, as well as others you're considering. Compare the services offered against the cost of each plan. Then choose the plan that best meets your family's needs.

 

Every day is a good day to take action to learn about and prevent heart disease. In this video, board certified cardiologist and electrophysiologist Dr. Evan Giedrimas, with Baptist Health Care and the Baptist Heart Rhythm Center, joins host Jeff Nall with Council on Aging of West Florida to take the first step to a healthy heart.

As we age or occasionally experience injury, it may not always be as easy to get out of the house and to the doctor's office. The great news is that some area primary care providers offer home visit services to qualifying patients that give them convenient quality health care right at home.

Is your head spinning from open enrollment and health plan considerations? We’ve done our best to make choosing a doctor a bit easier. Follow these steps to get started.