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Senior Health Care You Can Trust

As you or the loved one you’re caring for ages, it’s important to seek specialized medical services for older adults. With a team of doctors and other health care professionals focused on the unique needs of seniors, you can navigate your whole health care with ease and dignity.

At AdventHealth Lake Wales, formerly Lake Wales Medical Center, it’s our privilege to serve seniors and support their caregivers. Our programs offer comprehensive health care for seniors — including preventive, diagnostic, treatment and support services — so older adults can stay healthy and happy.

We’re here to help you find the right physician or a location that’s convenient for you.

Senior Care Options

For All Aspects of Senior Health

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Geriatric Behavioral Health

Most behavioral conditions in older adults are treatable, especially when identified early. For help in identifying and caring for geriatric behavioral concerns, seek guidance from clinical experts who understand seniors’ unique needs.

It may be time to get medical care if you see any of these signs:

  • Crying Spells
  • Confusion or Memory Loss (Severe Enough to Endanger Oneself or Others)
  • Dangerous Behavior (Toward Oneself or Others)
  • Hallucinations or Delusions
  • Panic Attacks
  • Anxiety
  • Agitation or Irritability
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Poor Appetite or Overeating
  • Recent Disregard for Personal Appearance
  • Disorganization and Inability to Perform Daily Activities
  • Self-Inflicted Wounds
  • Social Isolation
  • Suicidal Thoughts

AdventHealth’s geriatric care in Lake Wales can help diagnose and treat a wide range of senior behavioral health conditions. Our inpatient care for patients over age 60 includes:

  • Adult Psychiatry
  • Geriatric Psychiatry
  • Addiction Treatment
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Referral to Community Social Services and Health Care Resources

Through a structured geriatric services therapy program, we provide the support and tools seniors need for recovery. Individual, group and family services are available, depending on a patient’s specific treatment plan. We’ll help you set reasonable behavioral health goals and provide an environment where you and your family can begin to heal.

AdventHealth Lake Wales’ 18-bed, secure inpatient psychiatric facility for seniors with acute behavioral health treatment needs is located at a full-service medical facility. You or your loved one will also have access to consultation by other medical specialists for non-psychiatric medical needs.

For more information, or to schedule a free, confidential consultation, please call Call 863-678-2200 .

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Diabetes Care

Our team provides comprehensive care for all types of diabetes in older adults, along with educational resources for managing diabetes.

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Heart Care

We work closely with AdventHealth cardiologists to provide trusted care for heart conditions in older adults, including heart failure, arrhythmias, high blood pressure and more.

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Internal Medicine

Developing a solid, trusting relationship with an internal medicine doctor can help you lay the foundation for optimal health. Our internal medicine providers are available for annual visits, preventive screenings and the management of chronic conditions.

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Neurology

Neurological conditions — such as Parkinson’s, stroke, dementia and Alzheimer’s — are more likely to develop as you age. Our neurological specialists are highly experienced in conditions that affect the brain, nerves and spinal cord.

Ophthalmology

As you age, so do your eyes. Our team of ophthalmologists can help you heal from and cope with vision loss, cataracts and macular degeneration.

Orthopedics

Your orthopedics team can help you with issues that seniors commonly face, like osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and bone fractures.

Along with helping heal current issues, we can also help you learn how to prevent future bone conditions.

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Pulmonary Medicine

Breathe easier knowing your pulmonary medicine team is highly skilled in comprehensive lung care for older adults.

Rheumatology

Our rheumatology team offers compassionate care for a wide range of conditions in older adults, including gout, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, tendinitis and lupus.

Stroke Care

Because strokes can be life-threatening, our team takes great care in managing and preventing them. We’ll help you recover and regain as much normal function as possible after a stroke and prevent further damage.

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Take Control of Your Health

Senior Citizen Care You Can Count On

As you age, your health needs change, too. Count on the senior care team at AdventHealth Lake Wales to provide personalized care for your needs.

Senior Circle Program

Step Into Our Inner Circle

At AdventHealth Lake Wales, we want you to enjoy the prime of your life. Pursue what you love. Try new hobbies. Rediscover long-forgotten interests. Meet new friends.

If you’re age 50 or better, our free Senior Circle Program may be just what the doctor ordered. Our only eligibility requirements are:

  • Interest in Pursuing an Active Lifestyle
  • Passion for Learning About Health and Wellness
  • Desire to Meet Other People in the Community

We’ve designed our program events and activities for seniors to help you stay healthy, vibrant and active. Membership benefits include:

  • Education Programs
  • Physician-Led Health Seminars
  • Senior Events and Activities
  • Social Engagements
  • Volunteer Opportunities

For more information, please call us at Call 863-259-4033 .