Senior Life Solutions
Aging brings many joys – more time with family and freedom in retirement – but our older years can also bring difficult life transitions, including the loss of loved ones and stress from age-related health concerns.
Gove County Medical Center’s Senior Life Solutions program is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of individuals typically 65 and older, experiencing depression or anxiety related to life changes that are often associated with aging.
Feeling down every once in a while is a normal part of life, but if these feelings last a few weeks or months, you may be dealing with something more serious.
If you or someone you know has experienced any of the following, this program might be right for you.
- Change in appetite
- Difficulty sleeping
- Feelings of sadness or grief lasting more than two
- Feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness
- Lost a spouse or close family member
- Loss of energy
- Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities
- Recently experienced a traumatic event
Services offered by Gove County Medical Center’s Senior Life Solutions program include a confidential, comprehensive assessment, group, and individual therapy, family therapy, medication education and management, and after-care planning, where we continue to engage and support our participants. Even though this is a group setting, each person is addressed individually based on their unique needs.
The program staff includes a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed therapists, a registered nurse, and other professionals dedicated to the emotional well-being of the seniors in our community.
Anyone can make a referral to the program. This includes self, family members, physicians, or other healthcare professionals.
For more information about Gove County Medical Center’s Senior Life Solutions program, please call 785-754-5185. Our program is located in the Gove County Medical Center’s Independent Living Apartments.