Milestones Senior Adult Unit
As you watch the aging process in your senior, have you noticed something that isn’t quite right? Unusual forgetfulness? Not able to complete familiar tasks, such as cooking or paying bills? A loss of interest in hobbies? Anxious behavior or withdrawal from people, including you?
A complete evaluation of your senior
If you have answered yes to any of the above questions, it may be time for a complete geriatric evaluation of your loved one. While some of these actions are normal to the aging process, they may be also signs of dementia, organic brain syndrome, depression, paranoia or hallucinations — perhaps leading to an inability to handle medications properly and generally take care of life. Neurological issues associated with the elderly can be masked or confused with depression, psychosis, anxiety, etc. Having a neurologist as part of the treatment team provides close screening and management if neurological disorders are present.
Our facility offers treatment programs specifically for elderly individuals. It is important to maintain good mental health as a senior. Through diagnosis and evaluation, the staff at Alliance Health Center creates an in-depth profile of a patient’s history. Our staff neurologist does a neuro-psychiatric evaluation as well. The treatment team designs a comprehensive plan to provide maximum benefit to the patient, covering all aspects of care from prescribed medication and dietary recommendations to therapy and independent living skills.
You are a part of your senior’s plan
Family and social relationships are critical in helping your senior. Our counselors educate you and your extended family on the aging process, their needs and goals. We assist you in working through the challenges presented by these changes in your loved one.
Healing and recovery
We understand the anguish felt by families when a loved one has dementia, depression or other mental illnesses related to aging. Our dedicated team of psychiatrists, neurologist, nurses, social workers, activity therapist, dietitians and counselors are here to help you with the challenges ahead and the hope of creating a better life for your senior.
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