Geriatrics Services Whittier Street Health Center

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Contact Information

Whittier Street Health Center
Geriatrics Services
Email Address: info@wshc.org
Phone: 617-989-3011
Fax: 617-989-3054

1290 Tremont Street Roxbury, MA 02120
Area Served: Boston

Map Location Geriatrics Services

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Patients Aged 60+

We have specially designed programs to keep seniors active, engaged and healthy. Geriatric care services are coordinated by a specially trained Geriatric Case Manager and team members.

Outside regular primary care services, our geriatric patients are offered a wide range of other services including
- Health Insurance Navigation
- Colon, Cervical and Breast Cancer Screening (as appropriate)
- Group Visits and Discussion
- Walking and Physical Activity Sessions
- Educational Sessions
- Cooking and Nutrition Classes
- Behavioral Health Assessment and Intervention
- Home Visits
- Transportation Assistance
- Medical Supplies Assistance
- Specialist Referral and Coordination
- Individual Care Plan and Self-management Goal Setting

Service Types

  • Family Support
  • Outpatient
  • Relationship/Friendship Support
  • Socialization Activities

Program Type

  • Aging
  • Counseling
  • Food and Nutrition
  • Medical
  • Mental Health

Populations Served

  • All Disabilities
  • Developmental Disability
  • Elderly Person with disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities

Ages Served

  • 5 - 8
  • 9 - 13
  • 14 - 18
  • 19 - 22
  • 23 – 59
  • 60 +

Languages Spoken

  • Arabic
  • Cape Verdean
  • Chinese-Cantonese
  • Iranian
  • Laotian
  • Other
  • Portuguese-Creole
  • Russian
  • Urdu

Accessibility Features

  • Accessible Parking
  • Accessible Public Transportation
  • Accessible Restrooms
  • Elevators
  • Free Transport
  • Near Public Transportation
  • Wheelchair Ramps

Additional Information

  • Fees: MassHealth, Medicare, Private Insurance