Geriatrics at St. Jude and St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group
Caring for seniors means caring for the whole person. Our physicians are
uniquely trained to treat conditions associated with age -- from memory
loss and isolation to recurrent falls and heart disease. If more specialized
care is required, St. Jude and St. Joseph Heritage Medical Group offers
one of the most comprehensive lists of experts and services available,
from nationally recognized orthopedic surgeons performing the newest joint
replacement procedures to a highly successful congestive heart failure
program that is helping patients repair and reverse the damage of heart
disease. In addition, our Center for Health Promotion in Fullerton offers
classes and counseling to assist our patients in staying healthy.
Our affiliation with St. Jude Medical Center offers our patients a long
list of unique support services, including:
- Exercise classes targeting specific health concerns—such as osteoporosis,
poor balance and osteoarthritis—as well as fitness classes designed
to make you stronger, healthier and feel better are available at the St.
Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness. For more information, call
- An insurance counselor to help answer your questions about plans and products,
including Medicare, as well as assist with applications is available by
calling (714) 446-7154.
- A list of support groups for caregivers, those who have lost a loved one,
and those with chronic health conditions is available through the St.
Jude Health Resource Line at (877) 459-3627
- The St. Jude Centers for Rehabilitation and Wellness offers comprehensive
services to help seniors regain their independence after a stroke, rebuild
their strength after joint replacement, and recover their quality of life
after a neurological or medical event. For more information, call (714) 578-8720.
- Our Caring Neighbors Program provides volunteers to offer light housekeeping,
errands and friendship to homebound elderly. For information, please call