Senior Primary Care Doctors Near Me
At Oak Street Health, we pride ourselves on providing attentive, high-quality care to adults over 65. Schedule a welcome visit at one of our conveniently located clinics or call us to learn more.
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Experts at senior care
Understanding seniors and making sure we address their needs is at the core of how we treat our patients.
Friendly and professional staff
We work as a team to support one another, often going above and beyond to ensure the well-being of our staff and patients.
Connect to Medicare doctors
Our primary care doctors work with seniors on a deeper level and specialize in the needs of adults on Medicare.
- Does Oak Street Health accept Medicaid?
Yes, we accept Medicaid as a secondary insurance to your primary Medicare plan.
- Is Oak Street Health an insurance company?
No, Oak Street Health is not an insurance company. We know insurance can be confusing, so we offer support to help our patients navigate their Medicare benefits.
- How do I find out what medications are going to cost and if my plan covers them?
Every year an over-the-counter drug catalog will be sent to you so you can go over any changes made to your plan's prescription policy, and make changes.
- What insurance does Oak Street Health accept?
We accept all forms of Medicare, including Original Medicare Part B, select Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare Supplement or Medigap plans and Medicare-Medicaid Plans. Call us at (888) 812-1183 to see if we accept your specific insurance.
How staying physically active helps us as we age
Staying physically active is an important part of maintaining your health and well-being as you get older. In fact, it is recommended to get moderate-intensity aerobic exercise for a total of 150 minutes each week or vigorous-intensity aerobic exercise for 75 minutes each week. In addition to cardio, doing two strength-training exercises per week is also recommended.
Benefits of staying active
Consistent exercise has a wide range of benefits, some that you might not even realize. Staying physically active helps stabilize your mental health, increase bone and muscle strength, prevent arthritic issues, improve sleep, increase life longevity, decrease risk of disease, and boost self-confidence.
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