Senior Advantage Program

SeniorsLiving Better in Later Life

Living well. Feeling well. Staying well. That's what the Senior Advantage Program at GW Hospital is all about.

Senior Advantage provides free and discounted services to enhance the health and well-being of adults age 65 and older. Seniors receive free physician referrals, notice of upcoming special senior events and health fairs, VIP hospital accommodations, discounted prices on prescription drugs and much more.

Please take a few moments to browse and discover the many benefits awaiting you with Senior Advantage!

Free Services

Free Hearing Screening
Once you join the Senior Advantage program, you are eligible to receive free hearing screenings at the GW Audiology Center by appointment.

GW Physician Referral Line
No doctor? No problem! Call our free Physician Referral Line to connect with some of the finest physicians throughout the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia areas. Just call 1-888-4GW-DOCS.

Health News Magazine and Senior Advantage News
Enjoy complimentary subscriptions to Health News magazine and The Senior Advantage News. Published quarterly, both FREE publications bring you the latest medical news and information, as well as a schedule of upcoming events and programs sponsored by Senior Advantage and The George Washington University Hospital.

Financial Counseling
Members can access The GWU Health Insurance Counseling Project, which offers free advice and legal assistance for seniors with Medicare and Medicaid.

Notary Services
Various notary public services are available by appointment at no charge to Senior Advantage members.

Courtesy Parking
Should you be admitted to GW Hospital, Senior Advantage will provide free parking for one hour each day for a family member, friend or significant other.

Discount Services

Discount Prescriptions
Through a special arrangement with Script Save, Senior Advantage members can save up to 20% or more on prescription drugs.

Cafeteria Discounts
Senior Advantage members enjoy a 20% discount on all meals in the GW Hospital cafeteria. Plus, if you are admitted to the hospital, you'll receive a $5.00 cafeteria coupon to pass along to a visiting family member, friend or significant other.

Gift Shop Discounts
Thanks to Senior Advantage, you'll receive a 10% discount on all items (except food and drinks) in the GW Hospital gift shop. This includes greeting cards, flowers, books, pens and more!

Personal Emergency Response System
The Lifeline Personal Response Service provides 24-hour monitoring for medical emergency assistance. As a Senior Advantage member, you'll receive a discount.

GW Center for Integrative Medicine
From massage therapy to nutrition counseling, the GW Center for Integrative Medicine offers a broad range of treatment modalities. And, as a Senior Advantage member, you'll save 10% on any service you utilize, including acupuncture, homeopathy, medication, Reiki, yoga and Chinese herbal medicine, guided imagery, the Alexander Technique, spirituality and chiropractic services.

Health, Wellness and VIP Services

VIP Hospital Treatment
If you are hospitalized at GW Hospital, you'll receive a personal visit from a Senior Advantage representative and will be treated to gourmet meals, complimentary daily newspapers, a plant and a private room (as available).

Medical Support Groups
A variety of medical support groups are available to Senior Advantage members, including:

  • Cancer support groups led by qualified social workers
  • Brain tumor support groups, facilitated by a nurse practitioner
  • Prostate cancer support group, with peer leadership
  • Breast and gynocologic cancer support groups

Special Invitations
Senior Advantage members will receive regular mailings and invitations to special seminars, health fairs and educational programs sponsored by The George Washington University Hospital.

Senior Advantage Program Questions/Comments

If you have any questions about the Senior Advantage Program call 202-715-4263 or use the form below.
To enroll, please use the Senior Advantage Application form >

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Joining Senior Advantage is easy and quite affordable! Individuals can sign up for a one-time fee of only $10, while a couple can join at the low, one-time cost of just $15.

When you closely consider the benefits, especially the discounts on prescription drugs alone, your investment in Senior Advantage is sure to pay for itself in a matter of months.

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