Mature Adult Psychiatric Programs

Mature adults and seniors can have unique issues when it comes to mental illness. Advanced age not only increases the possibility of developing behavioral disorders like Dementia, but physical health issues and memory loss can dramatically affect a mature adult’s mental health. Conditions like anxiety disorder and depression, which are very common in the elderly, are often overlooked because they are masked by other physical symptoms.

The Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) recognizes these issues and has designed a number of programs specifically for older adults who may be suffering from mental illnesses or psychiatric disorders.

Mature Adult Psychiatric Programs

Where mature adults and seniors adults can get help when suffering emotional and behavioral problems

Older adults suffer from many levels of mental illness. Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) treats seniors that suffer from depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety and phobias, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, emotional and behavioral problems and memory loss. Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute (PPI) treats mature adults with behavioral disorders in either Inpatient or Outpatient programs, depending on the specific need of the individual and the severity of symptoms. PPI personalizes each program to meet the unique needs of every individual.

Outpatient Psychiatric Treatment for Mature Adults

Our Mature Adult Outpatient Psychiatric Program is a short-term treatment option. It is a less restrictive level of care than our Inpatient Program requiring that patients come to the psychiatric clinic or facility only during treatment hours. This allows for easier maintenance of their normal life and commitments. Patients who have completed an inpatient psychiatric program often continue treatment in an outpatient psychiatric program.

This program provides therapeutic and diagnostic treatment planning specific to the needs of the adult, including psychiatric evaluations, medication management, individual, group and family therapies.

Accepts patients ages 65 and older.

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Inpatient Psychiatric Treatment for Mature Adults

Our Mature Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Program is designed for adults age 55 and older who require inpatient psychiatric care due to a mental illness that has significantly disrupted their daily activities. This program is also offered to older adults who are physically frail or require assistance with daily activities like walking.

Our Mature Adult Inpatient Psychiatric Program is designed for adults age 55 and older who require inpatient psychiatric care due to a mental illness that has significantly disrupted their daily activities. This program is also offered to older adults who are physically frail or require assistance with daily activities like walking.

Accepts patients ages 55 and older.

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Psychiatric Assessment Program

Our Mature Adult Psychiatric Assessment Program provides comprehensive evaluations by a psychiatrist to assess for Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Follow up appointments for medication management are provided, as well as support and education for the family.

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How to Enter a Mental Health Treatment Program

Doctors and health care professionals

To make a referral for a patient who is medically cleared and needs inpatient mental health treatment, please contact the Admissions Department at (717) 782-6493 or (866) 746-2496.

Patients, family members and friends

If anyone other than a doctor is making a referral to one of our treatment programs, please know that a patient must be willing to sign in for voluntary treatment.  To begin the process, contact the Admissions Department at (717) 782-6493 or 866-746-2496.

Be advised that we do not admit walk-in patients at our psychiatric hospital or clinics.