Care and support for the elderly is a common concern in the San Juan Islands, and Orcas Island’s medical experts are well prepared to provide service and advice to one-time visits and regular clientele. Private physicians support hundreds of clients each year with medical checkups, advice, and prescription write-ups. Regular vaccinations are also available through the Family Health Center.
Services specializing in mental and bodily health, fitness, and therapy can be acquired by appointment, for regular sessions, and in-home care where available. Prescription drugs, herbal remedies, and other health supplies can be found at several stores in Eastsound. In-home caregiving for elderly and disabled patients is offered by several trained and experienced nurses. Visitors and locals can rest easy in the capable hands of Orcas Island’s medical professionals.