Specialized Care for Seniors
At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we understand and address the needs of those over age 60 through a variety of specialized care programs and services.
Senior Health and Wellness
As you age, you continue to encounter new experiences, tasks and challenges. At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we understand and address the needs of those over age 60 through a variety of specialized care programs and services.
Our programs are designed to keep you healthy, active, and independent as an older adult. Staying healthy includes comprehensive care that addresses all aspects of your well-being, including physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs.
At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we value you and all that you do to make our community a better place to live. That’s why we’re happy to provide you with programs designed to help you continue to be an active and vital part of our community.
WISE Senior Program
WISE, the Weiss Initiative Supporting Elders, is a free wellness program for adults age 60 and older.
At Weiss Memorial Hospital, we’re committed to supporting your efforts to stay active, involved and informed about your health.
Geriatric Psychiatry Services
Your mental and emotional needs are complex, and it can be difficult to feel that you have a voice sometimes. At Weiss Memorial Hospital, our Geriatric Psychiatry program is designed to give you a place to communicate your feelings or anxieties to a healthcare professional trained to help.
Age-Friendly Health System – Committed to Care Excellence
Age-Friendly Health Systems is an initiative led by The John A. Hartford Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement in partnership with the American Hospital Association and the Catholic Health Association of the United States. It is a movement to deliver safe, reliable, high-quality health care in every setting based on what matters most to older adults as individuals.
As part of the Age-Friendly Health Systems Action movement, we are among the first health systems in the country implementing age-friendly health care.
Accredited Geriatric Emergency Department
Weiss Memorial Hospital has achieved Level Three Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation from the American College of Emergency Physicians.
Our long-term dedication to providing safe, high-quality health care to older adults demonstrates:
- Improved patient outcomes for seniors
- Standardized approaches to geriatric care
- Optimal care transitions from the ED to other settings
- Improved ED throughput
- Support for geriatric-focused quality improvement