Healthy Aging at Lee's Summit Medical Center

Aging is a normal part of life, and we’re living longer and longer. With today’s medical advances, many adults are celebrating good health along with longevity. It’s important to be aware of the many components of senior health, including physical health, mental health and emotional well-being. With healthy lifestyle habits, plenty of exercise and activities, and strong social support, healthy seniors can look forward to personal fulfillment and a long life.

Geriatric Assessment Center

The Geriatric Assessment Center is the only one of its kind in the area. It provides dedicated, personalized care just for older adults.

Do you have physical difficulty getting to the doctor's office? Are you medically homebound?

Geriatric Home Visits may be the answer. Lee's Summit Medical Center’s geriatric medicine physician, Dr. Valaree Smith, is board certified in family medicine and completed fellowship training in geriatrics. Her entire focus is caring for older adults. Dr. Smith will be your primary care physician, coordinate with specialist physicians, and if it may be necessary, she will care for you in the hospital.

Home Visit Services

Available in Lee’s Summit, Raytown, Pleasant Hill, Harrisonville, Raymore and Lone Jack, Dr. Smith and her staff are equipped to do anything normally done in a medical office.

  • Physical examination and diagnosis
  • Monitoring long term treatment of ongoing conditions
  • X-ray and EKG
  • Removal of skin lesions
  • Blood work
  • Removal of impacted ear wax
  • Foot care

Call (816) 347-1532 for a home visit appointment. Appointments may be scheduled as frequently as a patient’s medical condition dictates.