- The Seton Edgar B. Davis Heritage Program for Senior Adults is a mental health treatment program that provides individualized treatment to older adults who suffer from psychiatric, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
- The Heritage Program provides outpatient group and individual therapy Monday through Friday and is staffed by a licensed multi-disciplinary team including a psychiatrist, registered nurses, social workers, and counselors.
- The Heritage team will work with patient, family, and community healthcare providers to help patients improve quality of life by identifying and practicing a variety of coping skill designed to help a patient improve mood and reduce distress.
Heritage provides a no cost clinical evaluation to determine need for treatment. Anyone can make a referral to our program. The program psychiatrist will determine diagnosis and recommend appropriate treatment prior to any admission to the program.
Complimentary transportation provided by trained drivers with wheelchair equipped vans
Medicare and most private insurance plans cover services. Lunch and snacks are provided.
Who Could Benefit?
- Have symptoms or behaviors that interfere with social, vocational, or educational functioning
- Have not progressed with less intensive outpatient treatment
- Show signs of declining mental health that may require inpatient care unless treatment is provided
Signs and Symptoms of Mental Distress in Elderly
- Low self-esteem
- Agitation and/or combative behavior
- Confused thoughts
- Suicidal thoughts
- Change in eating patterns
- Disorientation and/or failing memory
- Irritability/Verbal Abuse
- Isolation, Paranoia, Hallucinations, Delusions
- Unresolved Grief Issues