Senior Focus

The Senior Focus Program at Graham Regional Medical Center provides geriatric group therapy/counseling to improve mental health status of participants.

Older individuals face problems specific to the process of aging. These problems can become roadblocks to living a full and satisfying life. Senior Focus is a mental health program that assists citizens with challeges including:

  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Grief, loss and other emotional issues
  • Role transition
  • Adjustment issues
  • Decrease in coping skills
  • Loss of independence

The Senior Focus staff works with each individual to develop a plan of assistance that provides:

  • Coordination with primary care physicians
  • Assessment of needs
  • Exploration of concerns
  • Goal setting and monitoring
  • Group sessions for education and therapy
  • Social interaction
  • Assistance with practical and safety needs
  • Medication management
  • Lunch
  • Transportation available, if needed

You are eligible for Senior Focus if you:

  • Are 50 years of age or oder
  • Desire to regain mental/emotional health, wellness and stability
  • Desire to have a better quality of life
  • Are able to attend a two-hour session at least once weekly
  • Are able to participate in and benefit from a therapeutic group experience that includes education, intellectual stimulation, social interaction and opportunities to make desired changes in attidude, mood, behavior and outlook
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