CARLSBAD, Calif. (June 22, 2021) – Solstice Senior Living (SSL), a leading provider of senior living management services, has partnered with telehealth services provider MeMD to provide non-acute urgent care and pharmacy services to residents.
MeMD will provide Solstice residents a simple service to access state-licensed, board-certified medical providers on demand for minor illnesses and injuries.
“We are always thinking through ways to provide our residents and their families peace of mind during their time at Solstice, and this partnership with MeMD is a big part of that,” said Steve Flynt, chief operating officer of Solstice Senior Living. “Being able to request an appointment with a physician within minutes without having to leave our communities is invaluable for our residents and gives their family members peace of mind. This is the future of care in independent living communities, and we’re proud to be the first senior living company to provide MeMD’s service to new residents.”
MeMD was founded in 2010 to provide virtual care to millions of members nationwide. According to Forbes, 23% of people have delayed seeing a doctor because it takes too long, while an additional 13% have delayed a doctor visit because they are too busy. MeMD provides a solution to this problem for Solstice residents. MeMD’s providers treat numerous common ailments, including allergies, bronchitis, cold and flu, nausea, and sinus symptoms. They also can write prescriptions to fill certain medications when medically necessary, allowing Solstice residents access to treatments quickly.
About Solstice Senior Living
Solstice Senior Living is a joint venture of Integral Senior Living and NorthStar Healthcare Income, Inc., created to benefit senior living community residents by combining industry-leading senior living management and best practices with community-specific social, lifestyle and culinary experiences. Solstice manages 32 communities nationally. www.solsticeseniorliving.com
MeMD is a comprehensive telehealth solution providing primary care services, on-demand treatment of common illnesses and injuries, and behavioral health services to consumers and businesses nationwide. The company leverages the latest technologies and a highly skilled network of providers and therapists to treat the whole person, affordably and conveniently, from a computer, phone or mobile device. For more information, visit memd.me.