Everything changes with time. You are no different. With the passing years, your health needs and concerns will change as you age. The routine health care that has helped keep you in top shape through your middle years may no longer be sufficient.
The late 60’s and beyond are a time when the effects of decades of living begin to show in our mobility and overall physical condition.
As you leave middle age and become a senior citizen, you will need a primary care physician that has the training to ensure your long-term quality of life is good.
Gilbert senior citizens who need to find a quality geriatrician to help them navigate through their medical journeys should read through this Gilbert, Arizona hospital guide.
The U.S. News and World Report ranks and rates hospitals regionally and nationally using data from almost 5,000 centers over multiple clinical specialties, procedures, and conditions. We can use this information to find out the best options for Gilbert, Arizona seniors.
Gilbert Hospital has over 200 credentialed physicians on staff and is licensed by the Arizona Department of Health Services as a General Acute Care Hospital. The Hospital has Air Methods air-ambulance and crew stationed on site, a full surgical suite, and PACU.
24/7 Selected Services
Gilbert Hospital offers a range of 24 hours, 7 days a week selected services that include: intensive care unit, full diagnostic imaging department, cardiology, pulmonology, and general surgery.
U.S. News and World Report rates Mercy Gilbert Medical Center as high-performing for 2 adult procedures/conditions; heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Mercy Gilbert Medical Center provides comprehensive urgent care medical service from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m., every day of the year including holidays.
Mercy Gilbert’s Center for Diabetes Management provides support for types 1 and 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes and prediabetes. The programs offered include:
Comprehensive diabetes self-management training classes Training in the use of a blood glucose meter Insulin pump training and continuous glucose monitoring Monthly educational outreach groups
Mercy Gilbert offers neurology services that include spine, cranial, and vascular neurosurgery. They treat many issues, including; acute stroke, traumatic brain injury and disorders of the brain.
According to their website Mercy Gilbert offers the only sleep studies program in the East Valley. They provide overnight testing to monitor brain waves, muscle activity and other signs to diagnose and treat sleep disorders.
Mercy Gilbert has a comprehensive rehabilitation program that consists of physical therapy, speech therapy, and occupational therapy.
You don’t have to visit every local hospital’s website and search their listings to find the geriatric care you need. There are online tools that can make your search easier.
Finally, ask friends, family, and acquaintances for recommendations, which may save you time.
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