Older Adults and Those with Disabilities2024-06-04T15:14:50+00:00

Older Adults and Those with Disabilities

Older adults and people with disabilities often face unique mental and behavioral health challenges. The Glen Oaks team provides specialized care that puts these unique challenges at the core of our treatment plans, enabling patients to receive empathetic care that addresses their needs.

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Specialized Mental Health Care for Older Adults and Those Who Struggle with Disabilities

Whether you are an older adult facing the challenges of aging or an individual with disabilities seeking mental health support, Glen Oaks Hospital is here to provide specialized care tailored to your unique needs. Your well-being is our priority, and we are dedicated to helping you on your journey to mental health and wellness.

Challenges Faced by Older Adults:

At Glen Oaks Hospital, we recognize that older adults often have unique mental health needs. Aging can bring about various life changes, including retirement, loss of loved ones, and physical health issues, which can impact one’s emotional well-being. Our specialized mental health care for older adults is designed to address these specific needs with compassion and expertise.

  • Isolation: Seniors may experience increased social isolation, which can lead to feelings of loneliness and depression.
  • Grief and Loss: Loss of friends and loved ones can trigger complex grief reactions that require specialized support.
  • Physical Health: Age-related health issues can impact mental health, making it essential to address the mind-body connection.
  • Cognitive Changes: Age-related cognitive changes or the onset of conditions like dementia require specialized care.

How Glen Oaks Hospital Can Help Older Adults:

Our team of professionals is experienced in providing specialized mental health care for older adults. We create tailored treatment plans that consider the unique challenges of aging. Our programs may include therapy to address grief, support for social engagement, and treatment for co-occurring physical and mental health issues.

Challenges Faced by Those with Disabilities:

Individuals with disabilities often face mental health challenges that require specialized care. Glen Oaks Hospital is committed to providing a safe and supportive environment for individuals with disabilities, ensuring their unique needs are met.

  • Stigma and Isolation: Individuals with disabilities may experience social isolation and stigma, which can affect their self-esteem and mental health.
  • Physical and Emotional Trauma: Some disabilities are the result of accidents or traumatic events, leading to post-traumatic stress or depression.
  • Co-occurring Conditions: Managing both physical and mental health conditions can be complex, requiring integrated care.

How Glen Oaks Hospital Can Help Those with Disabilities:

Our dedicated team at Glen Oaks Hospital is experienced in addressing the mental health needs of individuals with disabilities. We provide specialized care that takes into account the unique challenges and experiences of each individual. Our programs focus on holistic well-being and aim to support individuals in achieving their highest level of mental and emotional health.

Glen Oaks Hospital Now Accepts Medicare

If you or a loved one covered by Medicare is struggling with mental health challenges related to age or disability, reaching out for help is a crucial step. Our team at Glen Oaks Hospital is here to provide the support, care and expertise you need on your journey toward improved mental well-being, all while considering your Medicare coverage. Learn more about our Medicare coverage here.

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