New primary care center for seniors opens in Denham Springs

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – Other efforts are underway to expand access to health care for seniors across Louisiana.

CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.(WAFB)

CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.

The address is 2314 S. Range Ave., Denham Springs, La. 70726. You can expect a raffle, food trucks, giveaways, new patient registrations and facility tours.

The CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2...
CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.(WAFB)

It is the first CenterWell center to open in Baton Rouge and the seventh to open in the state. These facilities are often located in underserved areas to reach vulnerable older people. Officials said they provide “one-stop” health care for seniors enrolled in one of the Medicare Advantage plans.

The CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2...
CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.(WAFB)

CenterWell benefits include longer patient visits, on-site labs, and access to pharmacists. They also have mental health specialists and social workers to help with the behavioral, emotional, and social needs of seniors, such as food, transportation, and community programs.

The CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2...
CenterWell Senior Primary Care Center will celebrate its grand opening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, April 27.(WAFB)

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