Recently my husband and I were told our doctor’s office was closing in 30 days. So began our process of choosing a new geriatrician. There were SO many questions… Where do we begin? Do we need to transfer records? If so, what do we need to do to ensure this is done efficiently? It was a little overwhelming.
But as we went through the process, there were something that stuck out as being the most important.
How to start the process of choosing a new geriatrician
First, make a list of the things that are important to you when it comes to choosing the right doctor:
Once you choose 2 or 3 doctors, call their offices. Tell the receptionist you have a few questions and ask if they have time to take a moment to answer them. If they don’t have time to answer your questions, as them to call you back when they are available.
Here are some questions you might want to ask:
The National Institute on Aging is devoted to helping seniors. Each of the following sites provide useful information that will help you start the process of choosing the right doctor:
When the time comes for you to choose a new geriatrician, there are things to think about and investigate. Take your time finding the right practitioner for you. Involve your family or significant other in the process. They can help you vet out the best fit possible. There are plenty of doctors out there. You don’t need to settle.
Are you in the process of choosing a new geriatrician? Call Presto Real Estate Services at (630) 336-1820 or write email@example.com today. We can help guide you in the process because helping seniors is our specialty.