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Advice Practice Management Home Health

How to Make Home Health Care Viable: An Interview with MedCentral

Dr. Gary Sarafa was recently interviewed by MedCentral to provide insight into the benefits and structure of home-based clinical care. Thinking about moving from clinic- or office-based care to home-based care? Check out the full article below (written by Greg Sackuvich, MedCentral).
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Senior Care Advice Disease

Alzheimer's Care: Understanding Memory Loss and How to Help Your Loved One

Memory is an integral part of our lives; it connects us to our past, guides us in the present, and shapes our future. However, when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, memory loss becomes a daily challenge that can be emotionally and physically taxing for both the individual and their caregivers.
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Senior Care Advice Vision

Understanding Age-Related Eye Conditions: Tips for Managing Vision Changes in Seniors

As we journey through life, our bodies undergo numerous changes, and our eyes are no exception. For our beloved seniors, maintaining healthy vision becomes increasingly important as they age. Age-related eye conditions are a natural part of the aging process, but with proper understanding and care, seniors can continue to enjoy clear sight and a high quality of life.
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Care Team Avalon Updates

Dr. Gary Sarafa Named a "2023 Health Care Hero" by Crain's Detroit Business

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Gary Sarafa, the founder and chief medical officer of Avalon Physician Services, has been named a 2023 "Health Care Hero" by Crain's Detroit Business. This prestigious recognition serves as a testament to Dr. Sarafa's exceptional contributions to the field of healthcare and his unwavering dedication to improving the well-being of individuals throughout Michigan.
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Senior Care Planning Advice

Long-Term Care Planning: Why It's Important to Start Early

When it comes to ensuring a comfortable and secure future, many aspects of life require careful planning. One crucial area that often goes overlooked is long-term care planning. In this blog post, we explore why starting long-term care planning early is essential and how in-home physicians can be valuable partners in this journey.
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Senior Care Advice

Top Questions to Ask When Choosing a Geriatric Care Provider

As our loved ones age, finding the right geriatric care provider becomes a crucial decision. In this article we explore the top questions you should ask when selecting a geriatric care provider, helping you make an informed decision that prioritizes the well-being of your loved ones.
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Senior Care Advice

Why Routine Wellness Care is Critical for Senior Health

As we get older, our bodies go through a range of changes that make us more susceptible to developing health complications. From changes in bone density to decreased immune system function, seniors are at a higher risk for a wide range of health problems.
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