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Surprise Hospitals

Aging is an unavoidable fact of life. As the years pass and we get older, our bodies begin to show the inevitable results of wear and tear.

You need to change how you approach your health maintenance routine as you acquire the typical collection of age-related problems. The habits and medical care that kept you in top form throughout your life need to change with your body.

Becoming a senior citizen means you need a physician that knows how to make sure you keep a good quality of life well into your later years.

You need to change your regular doctor for a geriatric specialist. A geriatrician will have the experience and training to catch potential health problems early. Early diagnosis often means a much better outcome.

Seniors in Surprise, Arizona can read this hospital guide to get an idea of what geriatric care services are available near them.

A Source of Information

There are many ways to judge the quality of a medical services provider. The easiest way is to use a rating/ranking list compiled by a respected source.

The U.S. News and World Report ranks hospitals nationally and regionally across the U.S. with a search based section on their website.

Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center

The Banner Del E. Webb Medical Center is rated high-performing by U.S. News and World Report in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, heart failure, and hip replacement.

The Hospital treats a wide range of neurological conditions, including problems of the brain, spine, and nervous system. They also provide medical services for Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, brain tumors, spinal cord injuries and concussions.

Pulmonary and Asthma

Banner Pulmonology Health Clinics and Banner Health Centers offer treatment for lung and breathing conditions. The respiratory care team provides services that include:

Asthma

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lung Cancer

Banner Boswell Medical Center

Banner Boswell Medical Center is regionally ranked by U.S. News and World Report as #8 in Arizona and #6 in the Phoenix metro area.

Banner Boswell Medical Center has a comprehensive range of medical services such as neuroscience and stroke, diabetes treatment, geriatrics, kidney, pulmonary, and asthma.

Geriatrics

At Banner Boswell Medical Center, they have a caring geriatric services program. The geriatric specialists can help you with many different needs:

Memory disorders

Osteoporosis

Medications

Urinary problems

Depression

End-of-life issues

Banner Boswell Medical Center Staff are specially trained in caring for hospitalized senior citizens. They are a "Our Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE)" certified hospital, so you can be sure that the staff thoroughly understand geriatric care.

Starting Your Search for Geriatric Care

You can conduct your search for a geriatrician both online and offline. Why not start by asking friends and family if they’ve already found someone good?

You can search the internet and visit the websites of different hospitals and look over the directories of geriatric specialists, though this can be time-consuming. There are online search tools specifically for medical care that could save you time.

U.S. News and World Report has a doctor finder. Health in Aging provides a handy search tool for geriatric physicians in your area.

Learn more about Surprise Senior Services here:

Surprise Concierge Services

Surprise Rehab Centers

Surprise Senior Centers

Surprise Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Things to Do in Surprise

Senior-Friendly Workplaces in Surprise

Surprise Veterans Support Groups

How to Get Around Surprise Without Driving

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