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The Valley Approach to Senior Health
Seniors are vital, vibrant members of the communities we serve, with unique interests, perspectives and healthcare needs. Valley Health System works to keep them healthy in body, mind and spirit with a variety of specialized programs.
All of our senior health services are designed with the well-being of older patients in mind. What’s more, as a NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders) Hospital, Valley is committed to providing senior patients with sensitive, patient-centered nursing care from a team who understands their unique healthcare needs.
Our Areas of Care
Acute Care for the Elderly (ACE) Unit
A 43-bed inpatient unit dedicated to the care of older adults.
- Specialized attention
- Focus on senior safety
- Highly trained staff
Anticoagulation Management Service
A monitoring program for patients taking warfarin (Coumadin).
- Comprehensive warfarin therapy management
- Nursing visits
- Education and support
Falls Prevention Program
Our Gravity program is offered through Valley’s Outpatient Rehabilitation Department.
- Fall risk assessments
- Treatment for patients who have fallen
Safe at Home Program
Valley Home Care's program helps seniors live independently in their own homes, particularly after surgery, illness or a stay in a rehabilitation center.
- Home safety evaluations
- Physical evaluations
- Personalized recommendations
Valley’s free membership program, just for seniors.
- Members-only events and educational programs
- Information and referrals for senior services
- Friendships, fellowship and fun!