Health, Medicine & Retirement
KMC Health Care With A Human Touch
Coeur d’Alene is home to Kootenai Medical Center, the award winning regional health care facility in North Idaho. The 187 bed state of the art facility features a new specialized emergency room center, critical care units, and excellent pediatrics, obstetrics, oncology, and rehabilitation departments. Continuing education, an important commitment to KMC has to the community, is evidenced by the number of public and medical professional forums provided on health-related issues. Health screening are routinely held at the hospital and in the community. The KMC volunteer program is one of the finest in Idaho.
Additional Health And Medical Facilities
Coeur d’Alene offers many other outstanding health and medical facilities. The North Idaho Immediate Care Center features three urgent care centers in Kootenai County with no appointments necessary for sick or injured persons needing immediate medical care. North Idaho Primary Care Centers, located within each Immediate Care Centers feature board certified family physicians in Coeur d’Alene, Hayden and Post Falls. There are many physicians and dentist offices, day surgery, alternative healthcare and, massage facilities and pharmacies in the area that are available to address your health care needs.
North Idaho Cancer Center & Inland Behavioral Institute
The North Idaho Cancer Center is known throughout the Northwest for its radiation oncology program, drug treatment chemotherapy, and professional staff. Inland Behavioral Health Institute is an acute-care hospital with separate units for children, adolescents and adult care. It offers dual diagnosis programs for chemical dependency and psychiatric care, a 24-hour crisis line, crisis assessment, and a mental health referral system. The Institute offers a free initial consultation to anyone seeking help with chemical dependency or anger management. The counseling center offers individual and group therapy, couple and family therapy, and AA meetings held on location. All treatment is supervised by a psychiatrist and registered nurse. Source: Coeur d’Alene Area Chamber of Commerce
Many people have chosen Coeur d’Alene as their retirement destination because of the quality of life the community offers. The Coeur d’Alene area pffers many retirement lifestyles that feature a variety of housing, recreation and social opportunities. Best Land Community, Leisure Park and Forest Place are all Chamber members retirement communities that fulfill most needs for today’s retirement living. Assisted living opportunities also abound through the Coeur d’Alene and Hayden communities. Coeur d’Alene Homes, Lakewood Inn, Legends Park, Bee Hive Homes, and the Sylvan House are five Chamber members that provide specialized health care programs. The La Crosse Health & Rehabilitation Center, Coeur d’Alene Rehabilitation & Wellness Center, Life Care Centers of Coeur d’Alene, and Pinewood Care Center are just four convalescent centers that offer nursing assistance in the area. The area also features the Lake City Senior Center with a full-calendar of monthly events. The center features educational programs, exercise programs, and a great pool room. Other great recreational opportunities are just offshore for those who love fishing and sailing. Coeur d’Alene is also surrounded by some of the finest golf courses in the Pacific Northwest, so there are plenty of tee times available.Aging & Adult Services offers many services to keep people independent and within their own home for long as possible. The services offered, therefore, are centered around the community and home, For information regarding available services, call (800) 786-5536. Source: Coeur d’Alene Area Chamber of Commerce