Bluefield, Community Guide 2018 - Page 20

Skilled and Elder Care Several skilled and elder care facilities are located in the region to serve the area’s senior population. These facilities operate from independent living all the way to full-time, 24-hour care. Living in these facilities can provide residents and their family peace of mind in the care they receive in the golden years of life. Other Health Services Residents of the region can find many other health services available to them. From general practitioners, dialysis, internal medicine, pharmaceutical/drug stores, ad more, the health needs of every generation can be served here at home. Oncology patients have access to premier services through area cancer center. Cardiac patients do not have to travel outside of the area for procedures such as stints, catheterizations, and on-going care. Rehabilitation care, parent care while traveling, and other services are available at several area facilities. Finally, caring hospice companies and their workers provide families the assistance they need as final transitions take place. Express Care Facilities Several express care facilities exist in the area to allow for immediate care day or night for area residents and visitors. These locations service families, college students, and residents with quick diagnosis and care. Most facilities offer a variety of medical services in addition to immediate treatment. 113104-1 18 | Greater Bluefield Chamber of Commerce