Mental Health for Seniors (Senior Heights)

Mental Health for Seniors (Senior Heights)

Mental health expertise for seniors

Senior Heights, located at Riverview Regional Medical Center, is dedicated to helping older adults improve their quality of life. Treatment in the 12-bed geriatric psychiatric unit provides a balanced mix of psychological and medical care.

The patient's caregivers are an integral part throughout the treatment planning. The Senior Heights treatment team at Riverview makes every effort to help caregivers and family members determine the best options for the older patient who is experiencing a loss of cognitive abilities.

All admissions are directed and supervised by a licensed staff psychiatrist. Treatment program services include:

  • Evaluation and treatment
  • Diagnostic service
  • Medication education
  • Dietary evaluation
  • Medical treatment
  • Group and individual therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Recreational therapy
  • Discharge planning and follow-up

For more information about Senior Heights at Riverview Regional Medical Center, call (256) 543-5641.