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Seniors Program

Seniors Program

Seniors Program

The transition into older adulthood can be a time of confusion and difficulty. Our Inpatient Seniors Program provides a secure, therapeutic environment for older adults who are experiencing psychiatric disorders such as dementia with behavioral disturbances, depression, bipolar, and schizophrenia. Our team understands the specialized needs of the older adult population and strives to provide treatment with dignity and respect. Individualized treatment plans formulated by the multidisciplinary team serve as the foundation for intervention, stabilization, and recovery.

Our Focus

The focus of the Inpatient Legacy Program is to provide individuals the opportunity to engage in memory focus while providing primary skills to maintain safety and develop personal coping skills. The involvement of family is encouraged. Our diagnostic and treatment components include:

  • Psychiatric evaluation and diagnosis
  • Physical examination and laboratory data
  • Medications when indicated
  • Daily face to face meeting with psychiatric medical staff
  • Social support
  • Cognitive behavioral skills
  • Life skills
  • Nonverbal memory groups
  • Recreational therapy groups including; sports, yoga, pet, music, art & horticulture
  • Individual and family therapy, as indicated
  • Discharge planning

The treatment team consists of the patient, family members, the physician, the therapist, the case manager, the program manager, nurses, and mental health professionals. Anyone on the treatment team can address questions regarding a patient’s individualized treatment plan. The treatment team coordinates the individual treatment plan with the assigned physician to ensure individualized treatment based on the diagnosis and presenting symptoms.

Help is Just a Phone Call Away

While we cannot offer diagnosis, counseling or recommendations online, you can call to schedule a complimentary assessment 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 972-298-7323. If you are currently experiencing an emergency, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.