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Geriatric Care

At Tri-County Health Care, we provide professional geriatric care throughout Wadena, MN and the surrounding areas, including Bertha, Henning, Ottertail, Sebeka, Verndale, and more. Our private, not-for-profit corporation values integrity, ownership, empathy, innovation, humility, and joy. We provide a family-oriented, patient-centered environment and are committed to improving the health and well-being of those in our local community. We believe that caring for our patients isn’t just our purpose, but also our privilege. Read on to learn more about our elderly care options.

What Is Geriatric Care?

Geriatric care is a specialty that provides high-quality, person-centered care to aging persons. Geriatrics aims to help elderly persons lead healthier and more satisfying lives. Geriatric care is the management of healthcare for aging individuals. This includes both medical and non-medical personal care services, such as occupational therapy, physical therapy, and more.

What Can Geriatric Care Help Treat?

As we age, we are more likely to experience various health conditions and concerns. Geriatric care is health care for elderly patients. It can help aging persons manage their well-being and maintain their health and independence for as long as possible. Whether you’re dealing with mobility issues or have difficulty performing daily activities, this specialized care partnered with regular health check-ups for seniors can improve an aging person’s overall health and well-being. Geriatric care can help treat:

  • Alzheimer’s
  • Dementia
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • Mobility issues
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Incontinence
  • Memory loss
  • Osteoporosis
  • Parkinson’s

  • The Benefits Of Geriatric Care

    The benefits of geriatric care are vast. With compassion and quality at the core of these services, they are often essential for aging persons. Not only can geriatric care improve the physical and cognitive health of elderly patients, but it can also be customized to cater to their unique needs. The benefits of geriatric care include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Personalized and compassionate care
  • Continuity of care management
  • Referrals to trusted providers
  • Promote overall health and well-being
  • Encouraged independence
  • Support for family members

  • When To Seek Geriatric Care?

    Determining when is the right time to seek geriatric care can be challenging, but it doesn’t have to be. The team at Tri-County Health Care is here to help. While there’s no set age to start seeing a geriatric specialist or a geriatrician, geriatric services might be beneficial to you if you:

  • Manage multiple medications
  • If the side effects of your medications interfere with your well-being
  • Suffer from multiple medical conditions
  • Have an age-related disease, such as dementia or osteoporosis
  • Suffer from functional decline or physical frailty

  • Contact Us For Geriatric Care

    If you're considering geriatric care for yourself or a loved one but are unsure if this type of care is right for you, the experts at Tri-County Health Care can help. With more than 90 years of experience providing geriatric care services to Wadena, MN and the surrounding areas, you can have peace of mind knowing you’re in qualified and capable hands at our state-of-the-art facility. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with one of our geriatric specialists.


    Toll-Free: 800-631-1811
    Phone: 218-631-3510