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Understanding Senior Healthcare in New York’s Capital Region

There are many healthcare facilities and services available to senior citizens in the Capital Region, making it a terrific place for aging individuals to settle down.

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The Albany, NY area is home to a variety of accessible treatment facilities, physicians, surgeons, therapists, and specialists for a range of conditions and ailments that affect senior citizens. Additionally, there are geriatric care doctors in the region who specialize in meeting the specific healthcare needs of local senior citizens.

In case of emergency or if more intensive treatment is necessary, there are local hospitals and urgent care centers, many of which are renowned for the high-quality, experienced care they provide.

Many seniors are also eligible for Medicare or Medicaid, which can cover healthcare costs. These two government programs can be very complex and difficult to understand, but in the links below, you will learn some of the basics about Medicare and Medicaid to help you navigate the senior healthcare system and better understand which options are best for you.

Understanding Medicare >>

Understanding Medicaid >>

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