As you age, you need a primary care provider you trust to help manage your changing needs. Sholeh Rahimi, MD, PhD, is an internal medicine specialist with a background in senior care. At Folsom Medical Plaza, a medical and cosmetic dentistry practice in Folsom, California, Dr. Rahimi provides comprehensive senior care through chronic disease management, preventive health screenings, and fall risk assessments. Call the office or book an appointment online to find out more about the services today.
Senior care is a specialized area of health care that focuses on the unique medical needs of aging adults, with an emphasis on maintaining their health and well-being as they get older.
Also called geriatric medicine, this comprehensive approach involves preventing, diagnosing, and treating health concerns that commonly develop in older adults, such as chronic health conditions and functional limitations.
By delivering individualized care and support for seniors, Dr. Rahimi can help older patients maintain their health, independence, and quality of life as they age.
Geriatric medicine provides specialized care that considers the unique needs of seniors and aging adults. With a strong background in senior care, Dr. Rahimi can help older adults live longer, healthier, and more fulfilling lives.
She can help older patients:
Dr. Rahimi recommends that patients aged 65 and older consider senior care to enjoy long-lasting health.
Seniors experience a wide range of health concerns as they age, such as:
If you or a loved one may benefit from comprehensive senior care, reach out to Dr. Rahimi for an individualized plan.
Dr. Rahimi performs a broad range of senior care services at Folsom Medical Plaza, including:
Preventive health screenings help detect medical problems when they’re still treatable. Common screenings include cholesterol, blood pressure, osteoporosis, and vision and hearing.
Fall risk assessments help prevent injuries in aging adults. Dr. Rahimi evaluates your balance, coordination, strength, and other factors that can increase your risk of falling.
Many seniors take multiple medications. Dr. Rahimi can track, monitor, and adjust your medications to ensure maximum efficacy with minimum side effects.
Assessing your memory and cognitive function is an essential part of senior care. Dr. Rahimi reviews and updates your medical history before conducting a series of tests, including a depression screening and functional assessment.
Call Folsom Medical Plaza or book an appointment online to learn more about senior care today.