Geriatric Health

Comprehensive and Convenient Care for Seniors

The healthcare professionals in GNBCHC's Geriatrics department are sensitive to the special healthcare needs of patients over the age of 60. The Geriatrics team members provide a wide range of services that may go beyond strictly the health needs of the patient by providing assistance in applying for community and home assistance in the area.

Health Services:

Health Services:

  • Primary care
  • Hypertension, cholesterol, diabetes
  • Poor vision and hearing loss
  • Respiratory and cardiac conditions
  • Arthritis and osteoporosis
  • Urinary incontinence and constipation
  • Cancer screenings
  • Neurological conditions
  • Pressure ulcers and skin care
  • Fall assessment and mobility
  • Mental status Assessment

Home Services

In addition to primary care, GNBCHC staff members in the Geriatrics department also determine the eligibility and need for community or home services and make referrals as indicated. Nurses are available to help with medication and pre-filling medication boxes if needed.


Call 508-992-6553 to make an appointment at our New Bedford location or call 508-342-4701 to make an appointment at our Wareham location and ask to make an appointment in the Geriatrics department.

Two locations:

874 Purchase St,
New Bedford, MA.


Monday through Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm