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​​​Senior Services​

Our program provides mental health services to senior adults who may be experiencing any of the following: 

  • Anxiety or excessive worry
  • Change in sleep or appetite
  • Coping with loss of independence
  • Dealing with health and physical changes
  • Depression
  • Difficulty concentrating
  • Grief
  • Hopelessness or helplessness
  • Isolation or loneliness
  • Low self-esteem
  • Nervousness

Admission Requirements

To qualify for the Senior Enrichment program at Polk Medical Center, patients must:

  • Have Medicare as primary medical coverage
  • Not have dementia or Alzheimer's disease as a primary diagnosis
  • Be physically able to transfer from a wheelchair and use the restroom with minimal assistance 
  • Be able to participate in treatment and discharge planning
  • Be free of suicidal ideas or tendency for self-harm  
  • Demonstrate progress from group interaction

Referral

Participation in the Senior Enrichment program is voluntary. Physician referral is encouraged but not required. A no-obligation, pre-screening assessment is available to help families and individuals determine whether the program is appropriate for their needs.

Contact

For more information or to schedule a pre-screening assessment, call 770.749.4290. Physician referrals may be faxed to 770.749.4294.​