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HCHC’s Senior Life Solutions officially open

Henry County Health Center | November 13th, 2020

Team members of Senior Life Solutions include (l-r): Jessica Lanman, CNA, Office Patient Coordinator; Christopher Betsworth, LISW, Program Therapist; and Chasity Lange, MSN, RN, Program Director.

Henry County Health Center is pleased to announce that the Senior Life Solutions program is now officially open and treating patients. Senior Life Solutions is located in Henry County Health Center at 407 S. White Street, Mt. Pleasant.

HCHC’s Senior Life Solutions is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of senior adults struggling with symptoms of depression and anxiety, stress from age-related health concerns, or difficult life transitions such as the loss of a loved one.  Individuals may benefit from the Senior Life Solutions program if they are experiencing any of the following common indicators or triggers of depression and anxiety:

 

  • Recently experienced a traumatic event
  • Lost a spouse or close family member
  • Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities
  • Changes in appetite
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Loss of energy
  • Feelings of sadness or grief lasting more than two weeks
  • Feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness

 

Following an individual assessment, patients meet up to three times per week in a supportive, encouraging group setting. The program staff includes a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed social workers, a registered nurse, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the emotional well-being of the seniors in our community.

Family members, self-referrals, physicians or other health professionals can refer individuals to the program.  For more information on Henry County Health Center’s Senior Life Solutions program, call 319-385-6552 or visit www.hchc.org/health-services/senior-life-solutions/.

 

 

 

ABOUT SENIOR LIFE SOLUTIONS

Founded in 2003, Senior Life Solutions is managed by Psychiatric Medical Care (PMC), a leading behavioral healthcare management company.  Focused on addressing the needs of rural and underserved communities, PMC manages inpatient behavioral health units, intensive outpatient programs, and telehealth services in more than 20 states. The company’s services provide evaluation and treatment for patients suffering from depression, anxiety, mood disorders, memory problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other behavioral health problems.  For more information, visit www.psychmc.com.

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