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Senior Behavioral Health Services at Parkwest Medical Center

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We Offer Personalized Behavioral Health Services for Older Adults

At Parkwest Medical Center, we’re dedicated to serving the behavioral health of seniors in Tennessee. If you or a loved one is experiencing behavioral issues or changes as a result of cognitive decline, dementia, or another health issue, our Knoxville area team is here to support and assist you with accessing the best care possible in East Tennessee.

Senior Behavioral Health provides an advanced level of care for adults ages 55 and older with a wide range of psychiatric and medical issues.

About Our Behavioral Health Services

Our behavioral health services are part of a short term psychiatric treatment program and is not intended to primarily address placement issues for individuals. Patients should be medically stable at time of admission.

The focus of our senior behavioral health services is to address psychiatric or mental health crises and provide cognitive evaluation needs.

Our program is part of Peninsula. Peninsula, a division of Parkwest Medical Center, has set a new standard for effective, innovative, and caring psychiatric services in East Tennessee.

With a combined total of more than 75 years of experience, Peninsula programming and staff have helped thousands of people recover from disorders and dependencies, and lead healthy, positive, and productive lives.

Why Trust Your Senior Behavioral Health Needs to Parkwest Medical Center?

At Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, we’re committed to serving the behavioral health needs of our local seniors.

Our signature Peninsula programming offers many vital components of comprehensive care to the Tennessee residents we’re honored to serve.

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Senior Behavioral Health Amenities and Services

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