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How To Maximize Limited Time With Your Doctor

If You Are Age 65 or Older, Watch For Doctors Who Think About Your Age Before Your Symptoms

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Older people often get short shrift from their doctors. Doctors often assume that certain problems such as depression, how well your brain works, or that you are no longer able to have sex are results of aging. Therefore they don't suggest a treatment or look to prevent these situations. There may also not be enough pain relief or comfort.

If your primary care doctor is not a geriatric doctor, consider switching. For a list of geriatric doctors in your area, you can contact the American Geriatric Society 212. 308.1414 or offsite link

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