• 650-389-6924

  • 101 S. San Mateo Drive, Suite 102, San Mateo, CA

Author: Admin Assistant

Bringing Healthcare Home

One area where home-based medicine has shown particular promise is in the integration of lifestyle medicine. By addressing lifestyle factors that impact the patient’s health and providing care in a comfortable and familiar setting, home-based medicine providers can improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs. This article will explore how lifestyle medicine and home-based medicine intersect to improve patient outcomes, and provide a few examples of how this approach to healthcare is being implemented in practice.

Read More
Home Sweet Home: Aging in Place with Safety, Style, and Support

Aging in place is a popular choice for many people. According to AARP, nearly 90% of adults over 65 want to remain in their current homes as they age, yet only 25% do. There is an apparent mismatch between what people prefer and where they end up. Aging in place and caring for someone who is homebound can feel like a puzzle; each component must fit together correctly to succeed. By considering these aspects and taking proactive steps, individuals and their loved ones can prepare for aging in place and design solutions for their safety, health, and well-being. Here are some tips to plan and consider.

Read More
Assisting Your Frail and Debilitated Patients

This story is about Mrs. Z, an elderly patient with Restless Leg Syndrome who had difficulty getting to her doctor’s appointments due to lack of transportation and mobility. Her doctor was able to help by connecting her with resources such as county transportation services and a life-alert medallion, and eventually referring her daughter for concierge medicine home visits when she could no longer leave the house. The story highlights how intervention can reduce caregiver burdens, improve patient functionality and independence, and provide better care through the right tools and support.

Read More