Generations Psychiatric Program for Seniors in Indianapolis

Older adults who are experiencing emotional, cognitive, and/or behavioral symptoms that interfere with their care, either at home or in a long-term care setting, may benefit from the treatment that is available through the Options Behavioral Health Generations Program.

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The Generations Program is a short-term senior adult inpatient program that has been specifically designed to help older adults, ages 55 and above, who have received a dementia related-diagnosis and who are struggling with issues such as the following:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Memory problems
  • Mood disturbances
  • Sleep disturbances
  • Significant changes in appetite
  • Disorientation
  • Hallucinations
  • Difficulty coping with loss or transitions
  • Increasing social withdrawal
  • Feelings of helplessness and hopelessness
  • Thoughts of suicide

The goal of treatment in the Generations Program is to relieve distressing symptoms and maximize a person’s quality of life. Following a thorough psychosocial assessment, a personalized treatment plan will be developed. Depending upon the patient’s unique needs, treatment during his or her time in the program may feature the following components:

  • 24-hour nursing care
  • Attention to medical needs
  • Medication management
  • Individualized counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychiatric evaluation
  • Goal-setting
  • Recreation therapy
  • Additional therapeutic programming

Treatment in the Generations Program is provided by multidisciplinary teams that feature a range of talented professionals, including the following:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse practitioners
  • Social workers
  • Recreational therapists

The professionals who staff the Generations Program specialize in providing life-enhancing care for older adults. They take pride in providing compassionate treatment that best addresses each patient’s mental health and related needs.

At Options Behavioral Health, we understand the many ways that dementia and related mental and behavioral issues can impact older adults. We are also sensitive to emotions of family members who have been struggling to comfort their loved ones. With the Generation Program, we developed specialized programming that will improve the quality of life of our patients while also alleviating many of the fears and frustrations that their family members may have been experiencing.

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