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Senior Heights

Treating Both Body and Mind

For many adults, behavioral health problems can be serious and challenging to their physical health. Accurate diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions can greatly enhance quality of life.

We have a highly specialized 18-bed unit within our hospital to focus on geropsychiatry, an area of medicine that addresses the unique physical and emotional needs of older adults. Our experienced, compassionate team of healthcare professionals is dedicated to providing the tender care and the emotional support these patients and their family need. We support and encourage family members to participates in their loved one’s treatment process.

For further information contact us at 256-543-5641.

Doctor and senior patient talking in hospital room

Services Include:

  • Psychiatric Assessment and Treatment
  • Management of Medical Conditions
  • Medication Management
  • Recreational Therapy Assessment and Treatment
  • Patient and Family Education regarding diagnosis, treatment options, and medications
  • Assistance with Discharge Planning and Financial Issues
  • Licensed Social Worker
  • Daily Therapeutic Activities

Commonly Treated Conditions 

  • Major depression
  • Schizophrenia
  • Suicidal thoughts
  • Anxiety and agitation
  • Psychosis
  • Schizoaffective disorder
  • Bipolar disorder
  • PTSD
  • Behavioral issues related to dementia disorders

Treatment Plan

Each patient receives an individualized assessment and treatment plan including individual and group therapy, planned activities, and family support prepared by our multidisciplinary team of behavioral experts. This plan creates a path to recovery including a discharge plan focusing on maintaining a healthy mind/body lifestyle.

A Dedicated Team

Experienced, professionally trained team of doctors, registered nurses, licensed clinical social workers, therapeutic recreational therapists, and certified nurse assistants.


*Services are covered by most insurance plans, including Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial payers. Please call us today to see how our services can help you or a loved one.


Anyone can begin a referral to our Senior Behavioral Health Unit, including friends, family members, primary care physicians, social service agencies, clergy, and long-term care facilities.

Before admissions, we perform a free screening to ensure that the patient is medically stable and meets our unit’s criteria for admission.

For admission information, please call: 256-543-5641