Ochsner 65 Plus - Bocage Opens This Fall
BATON ROUGE – In the ongoing effort to further support Ochsner’s growing patient population and provide customized healthcare options, Ochsner Baton Rouge will open Ochsner 65 Plus – Bocage later this fall at 7949 Jefferson Highway, Suite B.
A premier destination for patients 65 and over, the facility was uniquely designed to include a primary care clinic, gym and community center for socializing in a safe, comfortable and caring environment.
The 11,844-square-foot facility represents an investment of $3.15 million, part of more than $51 million Ochsner has invested in the Baton Rouge market over the past 12 months.
“Ochsner Health is dedicated to caring for all patient populations across the greater Baton Rouge region,” stated Chuck Daigle, CEO, Ochsner Baton Rouge. “We feel that Ochsner 65 Plus is a special setting for patients. It provides Medicare members with a customized care team who are dedicated to their unique needs and focuses on the things that are important to those patients.”
Ochsner 65 Plus visits are typically longer than traditional primary care visits, allowing patients to schedule physician appointments up to an hour. Patients and their care teams get to know one another, and family and friends are welcome.
Patients can also take advantage of wellness classes and social events. Healthcare offerings and community activities include:
- Arts and crafts
- Cooking demonstrations
- Card games
- Guest speakers
- Chair yoga
- Group fitness classes
- Hearing and vision screening
Ochsner 65 Plus staff also assist in obtaining difficult-to-acquire medications, navigating insurance and obtaining financial assistance.
Ochsner 65 Plus accepts traditional Medicare, along with Medicare Advantage plans offered by Ochsner Health Plan, Humana, Peoples Health and Blue Cross. Appointments can be scheduled online, and guided tours are available.
More information about Ochsner 65 Plus clinics is available here.
For appointments across the Baton Rouge region, call (225) 761-5200 or visit Ochsner.org/info. In-person appointments and video visits are available online and through the MyOchsner patient portal.
About Ochsner Baton Rouge
Greater Baton Rouge is home to Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed hospital and 13 Health Centers across Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes – including Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge. Over 2,300 employees serve patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 250 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system committed to giving back to the communities it serves through preventative screenings, health and wellness resources and partnerships with innovative organizations that share our vision. Ochsner Health healed more than 900,000 people from across the globe in 2020, providing the latest medical breakthroughs and therapies, including digital medicine for chronic conditions and telehealth specialty services. Ochsner's team of more than 32,000 employees and 4,500 providers are working to reinvent the future of health and wellness in the region. To learn more about Ochsner Baton Rouge, please visit our website and follow us on Facebook.