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Heritage Program for Senior Adults Staff.
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Heritage Program for Senior Adults Staff.

Heritage Program for Senior Adults

The Heritage Program has been serving elder adults who suffer from emotional, behavioral, or mental health disorders since 1992.

Physical decline, loss of independence, safety concerns, and multiple losses are just a few that require special attention and contribute to depression and other mental health issues.

This program provides an intensive treatment program Monday through Friday. Patients are able to return to their homes each afternoon.

Treatment Goal

  • To restore optimal mental and physical health
  • To alleviate symptoms that interfere with the individual ability to function
  • To support the integrity of the family
  • To maximize independence

Treatment is supervised by a psychiatrist and provided by a team that includes masters-level clinicians and mental health providers.

Signs and Symptoms of Mental Distress in Senior Adults:

  • Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Agitation, Combative Behavior
  • Confused Thoughts
  • Crying
  • Suicidal Thoughts
  • Change in Eating, Sleep Patterns
  • Depression
  • Irritability
  • Social Isolation
  • Paranoia, Hallucinations, Delusions
  • Unresolved Grief Issues

Program Components

  • Group--Family--Individual Therapy
  • Coping--Positive Living Skills
  • Grief and Loss Resolution
  • Education as Indicated
  • Medication Management
  • Health and Wellness Training
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Stress Management
  • Assertiveness Training

Our Philosophy

To provide quality care that stresses the importance of dignity, respect, confidentiality, and helping the individual achieve an optimal level of functioning.

Contact us at (361)782-7813 for admission information. Medicare and most private insurance plans are accepted.