Mature Adult Psychiatric Assessment Program

While there is currently no cure for dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, an early diagnosis can mean more effective treatment that can help slow the progression of these conditions.

Mature Adult Psychiatric Assessment Program

Who this Program Treats

The Mature Adult Assessment Program evaluates adults age 65 and older for dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This program is designed for adults who appear to be experiencing cognitive problems, memory loss or new onset mental health problems.

Services this Program Offers

The following services are offered through the Mature Adult Assessment Program:

  • Geriatric Psychiatry Evaluation - This includes a one to one and a half hour evaluation by a physician who specializes in geriatric psychiatry. The family or caretakers are given a report of the findings and recommendations following the evaluation.
  • Medication Management (as needed) - If medication is indicated to treat the patient, the psychiatrist will provide follow up appointments to monitor the effectiveness of the medication

Follow up appointments for medication management can be provided, as well as support and education for the family.

Getting Started

The Mature Adult Assessment Program is offered at the Third Street Clinic.
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For information about the Mature Adult Psychiatric Assessment Program, please call the Admissions Department at (717) 782-6493 or (866) 746-2429 any time of the day or night.