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Geriatric Psychiatry

Geriatric Psychiatry

The St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Geriatric Psychiatry Program offers individualized care in a warm, secure and supportive environment.

Geriatric Psychiatry

2100 Dorchester Ave.
Dorchester, MA 02124
617-506-4520

doctor with patient

The new state-of-the-art facility, located on the premises of Carney Hospital, has been designed to meet the specific and unique needs of adults ages 55 and older. Our dedicated multidisciplinary team of geriatric specialists works with the patient, family, and referring health care professionals to develop a course of treatment that promotes recovery for a variety of acute behavioral health conditions, including:

  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar illness
  • Psychotic disorders

The program offers an array of therapeutic activities, including pet therapy, music therapy, and groups geared to preserving function and optimizing the patient’s well-being.

Our services are covered in whole or part by most major insurance plans and Medicare.

For admission and referral information, please call 617-506-4520. All inquiries and referrals are strictly confidential.

Resources

AAGP American Association for Geriatric Phychiatry
American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
The American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry (AAGP) is the only national association that has products, activities and publications, which focus exclusively on the challenges of geriatric psychiatry.

Our Team

 Helen  Kyomen
Helen Kyomen

Geriatric Psychiatry