Care Facilities in Mexico
This is by no means an exhaustive list on care facilities in Mexico, but it will give you an idea of what is available. If you are interested in hospitals, clinics, dentists and emergency services, see below.
Independent Living, Convalescent Care, Assisted Living
La Casa Azul - The Blue House Assisted Living and Nursing Home owned by Dr. Martinez who is a gerontologist. Medical and nursing services 24 hours, no extra charge. Check vital signs twice a day 24/7 Tele: 376. 766. 3558 or 376.766.1256 or 376.766.1695. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cielito Lindo Assisted Living - a retirement community with independent living services, tennis, thermal water pools, gym. Can provide some level of assistance in the comfort of your own home. For 24/7 care, memory center serves people with medical or cognitive conditions and dementias such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinsons, MS, vascular dementia, aphasia and others. Located in San Miguel de Allende.
Medical & Fitness
There are pharmacies everywhere. If you have an issue do not be afraid to use them first, BEFORE seeing a Doctor. Chances are they have seen these symptoms before and know the remedy, and the speak English.
Doctors, Dentists, Clinics, Emergency
ChapalaMed is located in Chapala at Hidalgo #239, 45900 Chapala, Jalisco. This clinic offers a wide range of services from Women and Men's health care, to pulmonary, gastrointestinal issues, cardiovascular problems, behavioral disorders, ear, nose and throat disorders and more. Telephone: (376. 765. 7777, Cell: 331. 605. 9645 From the U.S. 312. 912. 9087 Email: Chapalamed@gmail.com English speaking.
Clinica y Farmacia Maskaras --- Located at Hildalgo #79-G in Riberas del Pilar, Dr. Carlos Garcia has a 24 hour emergency and ambulance service, 22 specialists, radiology services, a laboratory, a dentist service, a full farmacia and a bilingual staff. This Clinica serves as Chapala's town hospital. Telefono: 765-4805, Fax 765-4838, and the Farmacia 765-5827. Discount Health Program
Dr. Victor Manuel Garcia Diaz Morelos #154 in Chapala, 013. 765. 2320/ 765. 2424 Trained in both Western and Eastern styles of medicines. General practitioner, acupuncturist. His wife is a podiatrist in the same building.
Dental Express Ajijic Carretera Poniente #368, Rancho del Oro, Ajijic Tele: 045. 331. 121. 6518 Email: email@example.com Patient centered care, excellent prices. Teeth cleaning for 150Pesos. English spoken, ask for Dra. Elena Chavez.
Dentista - Maria de Lourdes Barajas Chavez, #467 Ave. Madero near the bus station. Monday - Friday. 765.2800, firstname.lastname@example.org Popular dentist in town, reasonably priced. Does good work. Speaks English. Recommended.
Hector Haro, DDS, graduate of Maryland, Paty Ascencio, DDS #83 San Luis Street, Riberas Del Pilar, Chapala - Ajijic Area Telefono: 376-765-3193, 765-6974, 765-6410. email@example.com Cosmetic dentistry, bleaching, porcelain crowns, crown & bridge, dental implants. www.hectorharodds.com
Lakeside Emergency Response System For a forum discussion on the Emergency Response System and how it functions in the Lake Chapala area. For a printable PDF file for basic emergency phrases, click here. For the more comprehensive information, buy the book, Emergency Medical Spanish.
Hospitals - Guadalajara
Hospitals of interest for the non-insured are:
Alternative Health Options
Massage Therapist, highly recommended by forum members at Chapala Web Board Forum. Lupe on Lopez Cotilla #202, (tele: 765.5672) Charges 120 Pesos an hour.
Chapala Health Barbara Rotthaler offers alternative health treatments, holistic practice, homeopathy, health lectures and more. Located in San Antonio, she can be reached at the following telephone number in Mexico: 01-376 766-1987
Club Oxigen Hotel Danza del Sol, Ocampo 151 Ajijic Telefono 766-5005, Tai Chi, yoga, pilates, aerobics, step, physical training, weights, water aerobics zumba, boot camp, ballroom & salsa, kid's programs, tennis, sauna, hi-speed internet
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