Does Mexico have good hospitals?
Mexico is a country that is characterized by many things, such as its good food, its culture, the friendliness of its people, its beaches and landscapes and many more things. That is why many people choose this country from among many other countries to vacation and even to retire. And is that in addition to all these benefits, Mexico has an advantage that no one else can offer: really low prices. In Mexico, the prices of practically everything are really low, which is why many people who live in the U.S., especially in cities near the border, constantly visit Mexico either for vacation or simply to spend the weekend, because they know that they will spend only a small part of what this would cost them in other countries.
But not everything is fun, in the U.S. the cost of medical and dental services has a very high price, and the needs that a person may have throughout their life can result in a large investment of money that many times seems impossible to cover especially when the person does not have insurance, because medical bills can be very high. For this reason many people do not take care of themselves as they should and over the years when they reach adulthood their health is not in the best condition, as it has deteriorated over time. That is why health problems generally become visible until old age and it is at this stage that it is impossible to ignore the need for constant medical care and attention.
And it is precisely at this stage where retirement homes play a very important role, since only these have the experience and time to be able to cover 100% the needs of an older adult, however, like the health services in the U.S., these have a very high cost. And this is another case where Mexico is ideal, because currently Mexico stands out for health care costs and for having many retirement homes in different areas of the country, so that people have a choice, if they want to retire in a place with the same climate and environment than the one they had in their place of origin, they have the option in Mexico, if instead they are looking for a place with a beach and a warm climate, they also have that option in Mexico, and although the prices of this option are usually higher, in reality they are only one fraction of what they would pay in the U.S. or Canada, as the case may be.
The cost of quality healthcare in Mexico is really low. So obtaining high-quality health services is much more accessible in this country, especially with private mexican healthcare plans, access to healthcare is much easier in this country than in any other with shorter wait times. When a senior requires constant medical treatment and surgical procedures, obtaining private health insurance is a great option to ensure that he or she is treated at the best clinic and to avoid high healthcare costs.
One of the best things is that retirement homes in Mexico have everything they need so that older adults can enjoy a good old age with all the necessary healthcare and in the company of other people their age. The main reason why people seek retirement homes, in addition to rest, is to be able to receive the necessary healthcare, because as already mentioned at this stage, health is usually deteriorated and for many people it is necessary to receive special healthcare such as management of Medicines, special meals and constant check-ups that many times it is difficult for the family to fulfill due to other responsibilities, in a retirement home this is not a problem, since there are personnel who are dedicated exclusively to this and offers quality of care in Mexico. And in the end the health care costs would be much lower than if the adult was cared for on their own and they go to private hospitals every time something happens.
And what if more serious health problems occur?
That an older adult spends his retirement in a different country can be a concern for the family as they are not sure that they receive the necessary healthcare, however this can be dispelled by reviewing a list of options and choosing the most convenient one for the pre-existing conditions of the senior, and that can verify that they count with everything that is needed to avoid risks. However, another concern may arise here, especially if the older adult suffers from a disease or is already very old, and that is medical care. Many people may wonder if in case they need it they will be able to receive the necessary medical attention and it is that the distrust of medical and dental care services, mainly, is something constant in people who have not visited dentists or Mexican doctors. For this reason, the question of whether Mexico has good hospitals is a fairly common question for people, especially when they plan to leave their loved ones in an unknown country.
And the answer to this is: Yes. Mexico has excellent hospitals and specialists who have the preparation and sufficient experience to take excellent care of the elderly, offering them a quality service to keep their health status in the best possible condition. So the older adult’s family will not have to worry about whether they will be treated properly in the event of an emergency. There are many good hospitals in Mexico, in all states and the great benefit is that they are much cheaper than in the United States especially when the person has health insurance, in Mexico a person can be treated in one of the best hospitals for only a little percent of what a hospital care would average in America. In addition, in hospitals in Mexico you can find many doctors who have extensive experience and who constantly worry about continuing to obtain the necessary knowledge to offer a better service, even studying in other countries. The certificates they obtain endorse them as people with experience to be able to offer quality services in what they specialize.
What happens to the elderly in the retirement home in case of a medical emergency
Retirement homes must be prepared with personnel who can offer medical care and treatment to residents per month and per week, as there are many medical conditions that older adults can present.
At Casa de Retiro El Mirador we have this. Our staff is prepared to attend to emergencies either internally, that is, situations that our staff can resolve, or externally, in these cases you can be sure that our staff will act quickly and effectively so that the elderly receive the required medical service and in the best hospital in the city of Tijuana. Likewise, we will work instantly to notify family members of the situation so that they can go instantly and keep them informed about any medical update that may arise.
At Casa de Retiro El Mirador, we have years of experience that make us stand out as one of the bests Mexico nursing homes, we make sure to take care of the elderly as if they were part of our family, so we make sure that they receive the best healthcare in Tijuana Mexico within and outside our facilities, helping them save thousands of dollars .
If you have questions or want to know more about our facility and our retirement community, we invite you to contact us.