Elder Care

When the Time Comes for Roles to Shift

Whether you need to make different kinds of decisions about your own care, or you’re a child who needs to make decisions for a parent, this time can present quite a challenge. We’re ready to help. We offer a range of services specifically designed to help elder patients, as well as an expert staff that provides a compassionate kind of care.

Internists/Family Practitioners

Internist with elder patientMaintaining a relationship with an internist is more important than ever, as he or she will be familiar with your health history and be more readily able to notice age-related changes. Our internists have special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of adults. Our family physicians treat both men and women of all ages.

Internists Family Practitioners

Strength Training & Rehab Services

Strength Training

Strength exercises build muscle, maintain the integrity of your bones, and improve  balance, coordination, and mobility. Even very small changes in muscle strength can make a real difference in your ability to perform everyday activities like carrying groceries, lifting a grandchild, or getting up from a chair.

Rehab Services Aquatic Physical Therapy

Podiatry

Podiatry

Podiatry focuses on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions of the foot and ankle. These can range from infections and skin and nail disorders to injuries to bones, tendons and soft tissue, and problems resulting from illness such as diabetes, arthritis, and cardiovascular disease.

Physicians Podiatry

Osteoporosis

OsteoporosisOsteoporosis affects men and women, but older women are at highest risk. Medications, healthy diet and exercise can help to strengthen weak bones. If needed, we have surgeons devoted to spine care and orthopedic specialists who are experts in treating bone conditions.

Spine Services Orthopedic Services

Glaucoma/Cataract Surgery

eye examA cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens. Glaucoma is a disease of the optic nerve in the eye that can cause vision loss. Fortunately, both of these conditions may be successfully treated with a minimally invasive surgical procedure that can dramatically improve the quality of life for patients. Our Saratoga Surgery Center has a dedicated eye operating suite.

Saratoga Surgery Center Eye Care

Cardiology

Elder Care Cardiology The risk of cardiovascular disease increases as we age. Our team of highly skilled cardiologists has extensive experience in performing cardiac diagnostic procedures, treating heart disease, and helping patients manage their conditions by learning to live “heart smart.” The Whitney-Hendrickson CardioVascular Center at Saratoga Hospital is home to our cardiac catheterization diagnostic program.

Cardiac Catheterization Cardiology

Rheumatology & Arthritis

Arthritis

Our specialists in rheumatology and arthritis provide a multidisciplinary team approach to managing rheumatic and immunological diseases that affect the joints, muscles, and bones—including arthritis, certain autoimmune diseases, osteoporosis, and musculoskeletal conditions. Specialized rehabilitation services are available at five convenient locations in the Saratoga community.

Rheumatology Rehabilitation Services

Cancer/Oncology

Oral ChemotherapyCancer is always a difficult diagnosis to hear, but treatment has come a long way. If you do need treatment, our comprehensive multidisciplinary cancer program is accredited with commendation by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons. Services and programs include advanced diagnostics, surgical options, nutrition guidance, chemotherapy, and radiation oncology at our Mollie Wilmot Radiation Oncology Center, the ROC.

Oncologists The ROC

Palliative Care

Palliative Care

Our palliative care offers a multidisciplinary approach that focuses on providing patients with relief from the symptoms and stress of a serious illness—whatever the diagnosis. Our goal is to improve quality of life for both patient and family.

Physicians Palliative Care Services

DaVinci Robotic Surgery

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Why Choose Us

We’re the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. We offer the most advanced medical technologies and diagnostic procedures, while making sure each patient experiences the human touch.


Our People

We’ve attracted outstanding doctors from around the country and we’re a Magnet Hospital, the highest, most prestigious international distinction for nursing excellence. It’s our people who make the difference.

Physicians   Nurses


Much More

In addition to the services we’ve listed on this page for those in need of elder care service, we offer you a whole lot more. Click to find a complete listing of our diagnostic and testing services, medical specialties and surgical services.

 
 
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