It’s natural for some changes to occur as a person ages. Regular forgetfulness is one thing, but a sudden increase in memory loss or decrease in thinking skills can be a cause of concern and could be serious.
Senior caregivers, friends and family should keep an eye out for warning signs, which could indicate a mental health concern. Warning signs could include:
Mercy’s Senior Behavioral Health in Ardmore, OK, can help by providing quality mental health care for the elderly and by promoting healthy aging strategies. We’re a short-term, inpatient unit designed for individuals who are typically 65 years or older.
Admitted patients receive a complete psychiatric evaluation and medical examination to determine treatment options. Our psychiatrist, along with an interdisciplinary team, provides comprehensive treatment and thorough discharge planning.
Contact Senior Behavioral Health in Ardmore at (580) 220-6190 to receive a free initial screening for admission. The phone is answered seven days a week and all calls are welcomed.