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Senior mental health

Mental health disorders continue to greatly influence our senior population, as Alzheimer's, dementia and mood disorders remain widespread in the senior community. Counselors and physicians are here to help seniors suffering from mental health problems that may include, memory loss, confusion or depression.

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Senior mental health services in Miami

Seniors have unique mental health needs and deserve specialty, personalized behavioral health care, which is exactly what we offer.

At HCA Florida Aventura Hospital, we host an innovative inpatient senior behavioral health program at Sunrise Palms for Seniors in Miami. This program is offered in a private and spacious environment with 12 rooms dedicated to people 65 years old and older. It is designed to help with behavioral health symptoms that are interfering with your daily life.

Help is available

If you or someone you love is experiencing anxiety, depression or other types of mental distress, we want to help you — please call our team.

If you or someone you love is experiencing anxiety, depression or other types of mental distress, we want to help you — please call our team.

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Senior mental health conditions we treat

Sunrise Palms for Seniors provides treatment for you if you are experiencing acute psychiatric and behavioral symptoms, including:

  • Acute and chronic depressive illness
  • Aggressive or assaultive behaviors
  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Delusions
  • Physical and emotional changes
  • Severe anxiety and stress-related issues
  • Social withdrawal
  • Suicide risks

Mental health treatments for seniors

Our doctors are experts in the field of geriatric psychiatry and provide treatment using a multidisciplinary approach.

Our goal is to deliver compassionate care while instilling hope using treatments that include:

  • Group and individual psychotherapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Medication assessments and education
  • Loss management and relapse
  • Family support
  • Psycho-educational groups
  • Aromatherapy

Our facility for seniors

Sunrise Palms for Seniors was designed with the needs and interests of older adults in mind.

Some of our facility's features include:

  • Beds designed to help prevent fall risk, with alarms and scales
  • Slip-resistant and textured bathroom floors
  • Senior-friendly group activities
  • Extended hours to accommodate family time

Our unique inpatient behavioral health setting allows you to heal in a comfortable and accommodating environment. Additionally, our senior mental health unit is located in its own discreet wing to ensure privacy, confidentiality and comfort.


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