Struggling with pain management? See if this approach might work
Luckily, there are programs and specialists all in one place that can help reduce and manage your pain by working closely with your physician. Dr. Aaron Garza, a rheumatologist at Gonzaba Medical Group, said the group offers in-house services such as urgent care, specialty care, preventative services and physical medicine. “The whole idea is trying to decipher where the pain is coming from,” Garza said. For those who may be looking for personalized, coordinated care, Gonzaba Medical Group says it has been serving the San Antonio community with premier senior care for 60 years. AdThe medical group offers grocery giveaways for seniors, Zumba classes, free technology training, coordinated care, in-house specialty care and in-house imaging services.
These are the 4 essential plans of Medicare to consider before the enrollment period deadline
The Medicare annual enrollment period has just begun, and those who are turning 65 can explore their Medicare Advantage benefits. As Medicare terminology can be difficult to understand, the Gonzaba Medical Group is available to help answer any questions seniors may have. The deadline to make a change to your Medicare plan is Dec. 7. For those who may be looking for personalized, coordinated care, Gonzaba Medical Group has been serving the San Antonio community with premier senior care for 60 years. The medical group offers grocery giveaways for seniors, Zumba classes, free technology training, coordinated care, in-house specialty care and in-house imaging services.
3 helpful stretches to help relieve aches and pains
If you have delayed going to physical therapy due to COVID-19, you are not alone. Going to physical therapy can be tough right now -- and Gonzaba Medical Group is now bringing physical therapy to the virtual space. Whether you need physical therapy after having a stroke, heart attack or any other type of injury, the group is available 24/7 to help, it said. Our primary focus is on keeping people as healthy as they can be," said Stuart Saunders, a physical therapist at Gonzaba Medical Group. There are more video exercises available online that Gonzaba Medical Group has created to help seniors at home.
Medicare enrollment period kicks off for 2021 coverage
The Medicare annual enrollment period has just begun, and those turning age 65 can explore their Medicare Advantage benefits. “It’s an opportunity for Medicare beneficiaries, even those that are just getting on to Medicare," said Erica Gonzaba, at Gonzaba Medical Group. The deadline to make a change to your Medicare plan is Dec. 7. Often known as a Medicare Advantage Plan or Supplement Plan, this may offer additional coverage for hospital services, doctor office visits and prescription drugs. If you’re looking for personalized, coordinated care, Gonzaba Medical Group has been serving the San Antonio community for 60 years.
Medical group offers virtual assistance for physical therapy | SA Live | KSAT12
Medical group offers virtual assistance for physical therapy | SA Live | KSAT12Published: October 16, 2020, 1:29 pmIf you’re looking for personalized, coordinated care, Gonzaba Medical Group has been serving the San Antonio community for 60 years. The medical group also offers grocery giveaways for seniors, Zumba classes and free technology training.
Have questions about the annual enrollment period for Medicare? Experts explain different plans
Seniors, the Medicare annual enrollment period has just begun and those turning age 65 can explore their Medicare Advantage benefits. The deadline to make a change to your Medicare plan is Dec. 7. This plan pays for doctor services, outpatient hospital care, and home health care that is not covered by in Part A. If you’re looking for personalized, coordinated care, Gonzaba Medical Group has been serving the San Antonio community for 60 years. Tune in to SA Live on Friday as Gonzaba Medical Group will be answering the most commonly asked questions regarding the Medicare enrollment period.
4 ways seniors can be proactive in staying healthy, according to experts
SAN ANTONIO – It’s Senior Health Month, and as Gonzaba Medical Group is celebrating 60 years of serving San Antonio, experts there are hoping to spread the word on how seniors can be proactive in keeping themselves healthy. Throughout the pandemic, the medical group doctors and staff have been making senior health a top priority. “We are in touch with the community of San Antonio and we try to meet their needs," said Gonzaba. Gonzaba Medical Group is practicing social distancing and prescreens patients and employees to make sure no one who enters has COVID-19 symptoms. To learn more about Gonzaba Medical Group, click here.
3 pressing mammogram questions, answered
With October being Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have answers to some of your mammogram questions. Having an annual mammogram will help detect breast cancer at the earliest stage. Should I have a 3D mammogram? First, you should talk to your doctor if you need a 3D mammogram. The benefit of having a 3D mammogram can result in fewer false-positive results.
Nursing homes welcome exotic therapy animals, mobile zoo
This article is sponsored by Gonzaba Medical Group. SAN ANTONIO - Happy Tails Entertainment is a local mobile zoo, but it also has therapy animals that visit nursing homes. Happy Tails Entertainment has animals in its exotic mobile petting zoo that range from lemurs to bunnies, African porcupines, wallabies, alpacas, hedgehogs, prairie dogs and bearded dragons. Check out more information on Happy Tails Entertainment here. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Senior makeovers: New looks for 3 deserving ladies
This article is sponsored by Gonzaba Medical Group. SAN ANTONIO - Gonzaba Medical Group is celebrating seniors today, and D'Anthony Salon Spa owner, Diane Diaz De Leon helped give three wonderful ladies a full makeover. No matter what age you are, it's always important to feel confident and beautiful. D'Anthony Salon Spa has locations at Helotes, The Rim and Alamo Heights. Learn more about D'Anthony Salon Spa here.
Try this chili with a healthy twist
This article is sponsored by Gonzaba Medical Group. Eating healthy is important at every age, but it's especially important as you get older. Cooking a tasty healthy dish is easier than you think. Watch the segment to see how you can make Lucy Cooper's Ice House white chicken chili dish. For more information about Lucy Cooper's, visit lucycoopers.com.
5 reasons to dance, get involved with senior Folklorico classes
This article is sponsored by Gonzaba Medical Group. Gonzaba Medical Group is celebrating seniors. Here are five reasons why it's important to dance as you get older. 5 reasons to danceBurn caloriesCoordinationGood for bones and jointsMood lifterGood for the mindSeniors, if you are interested in Folklorico classes, Gonzaba Medical Group provides the service at its event center. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.
Q&A: Answering all your questions about Medicare
The Medicare open enrollment period started Tuesday, and if you are dreading this time of year, we are here to help. If you are bombarded with new information on what Medicare benefits to choose from, here is some helpful information about Medicare open enrollment. Open enrollment is a period when people may elect or change the benefit options in health insurance and Medicare. It also pays some costs when you stay in a skilled nursing facility or if you get health care at home. At Gonzaba Medical Group, the staff is offering seniors step-by-step assistance during the Medicare open enrollment period to help answer any questions you may have.
What you need to know about getting the flu vaccination
It's that time of the year when people are getting sick during flu season, and it can take people by storm. The ideal time to get a flu vaccination is in September or October, as flu season starts in October and goes through March. If you're wondering if the flu vaccination is right for you and your family, listed below are some of the benefits of the flu vaccination. A flu shot can decrease your risk of getting the flu during your pregnancy, according to the Mayo Clinic. Depending on your coverage, the flu vaccination can be free or it's a small charge.
Tips to beat the summer heat
Gonzaba Medical Group has some tips to stay safe in the heat. Dr. Ambur Brown recently joined the Gonzaba Medical Group team as its newest primary care physician. Gonzaba Medical Group offers services in primary care, specialty care, urgent care, rehabilitation, physical therapy and managed care. Tips to beat the heatWhile outside, drink water every 15 minutesWear loose, light clothingExercise in the morning or in a cool environmentWear a hat outsideFor more information, visit gonzaba.com or call 210-899-5731. Sponsored article by Gonzaba Medical Group.
Gonzaba Medical, San Antonio Organizations to Give Away 800 Box Fans to Senior Citizens
click to enlarge Shutterstock.comThere are more than 600 heat-related deaths in the United States each year, but vulnerable populations, particularly senior citizens and children, are at a higher risk.The Gonzaba Medical Group has teamed up with the City of San Antonio, United Healthcare and SAWS to host a free fan giveaway for senior citizens on Friday, July 26, at Woodlawn Lake Park.Event partners will distribute more than 800 free box fans to senior citizens who are at least 62 years old, from 9 to 11 a.m. The fans will be distributed first-come, first-serve.Attendees are invited to enjoy music, refreshments, and connect with community leaders such as District 7 Councilwoman Ana Sandoval, following the fan drive.Physicians will also be on-site to provide safety tips and remind locals to beat the heat by wearing lightweight and light-color clothing, staying indoors with air conditions and drinking water often.sacurrent.com