Senior health care | Ascension
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As your health care needs change, so does our care

Doctors at Ascension sites of care deliver care for older adults, from annual visits to managing chronic conditions.

Start a conversation with a doctor who listens. As your doctor, we listen to understand you and work with you to create a senior healthcare plan that’s right for you. Geriatric medicine specialists and internal medicine doctors with Ascension Medical Group are here for you. And as your care needs change as you get older, so does our care. Your doctor is at the center of your care team, connecting you to specialists, imaging and more.

Our doctors specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of conditions common in older adults, including:

  • Anxiety and depression
  • Arthritis
  • Cancer
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
  • Dementia and memory problems
  • Diabetes
  • Heart and vascular conditions
  • Problems sleeping

Your doctor will help make sure you’re up to date on screenings, yearly Medicare wellness checks, and help manage chronic conditions and medications. As we age, our immune systems weaken. So, we are at higher risk for illnesses like the flu, pneumonia, COVID-19 and shingles. Getting the right vaccinations can help provide protection against illnesses. Talk with your doctor if you have questions about what vaccines and screenings are right for you.

Schedule your Medicare Annual Wellness Visit

If are over age 65 and have Medicare Part B*, you may qualify for an Annual Wellness Visit. This is a great opportunity to sit down with a doctor, talk about your health history and medications, and get a wellness plan personalized for you. In this visit, you’ll have a conversation with a caregiver about your:

  • Health history
  • Medications
  • Potential health risks
  • Personal health goals

Care for your changing needs

You’ll find that managing your health is easier with a team ready to support you. And Ascension Living communities help you live your senior years how and where you want. We listen to understand your individual needs and provide living options that are right for you. You can choose from independent and assisted living, memory support, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and in-home support. Our team will work with you and your family to help you make the right living choice.

Connecting the dots to specialty care

Your primary care doctor and care team helps connect the dots when you need a referral to a specialist. Many of our doctors are specialists in cardiology, rheumatology and autoimmune diseases, pulmonary medicine and medically supervised weight management. Your doctor is the center of your care and works with you and your specialists as a team to deliver the care that’s right for you.

With next-day appointments and online scheduling, getting the care you need is easy and convenient. Find a doctor.

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