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Mental health is just as important for seniors as it is for any other age group. Unfortunately, it is often overlooked. Seniors are at a higher risk for mental health conditions due to physical changes, social isolation, and medication side effects. At St. Anthony's Behavioral Health Hospital in Olathe, we offer short-term and outpatient psychiatric healthcare services for seniors. Contact us today to learn more.

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Our senior art and music therapy program is unique because it provides a number of benefits for seniors who have recently experienced significant changes in their mental functioning. At St. Anthony's Behavioral Health Hospital in Wichita, we are proud to be able to provide art and music therapy to seniors. Contact us today to learn more.

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Learn About Art Therapy for Seniors in Wichita

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What you’ll learn here:

  • There are many ways you can take steps to help a loved one with anxiety.

  • It's important to check in with and help loved ones who are experiencing anxiety issues.

Do you have a loved one in the Wichita, KS area who's dealing with severe anxiety? It can be challenging to know what to do to support them during such a difficult time. Fortunately, helping someone with anxiety is possible when you take the right approach.

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Depression can steal the joy from your days and make every hour feel like something to be endured. However, with appropriate treatment and a supportive network of people around you, you can live a fulfilled and satisfying life. Here are eight tips for coping with depression symptoms every day.

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  • Behavioral health care can help people address unhealthy behaviors that impact overall wellness.

  • Behavioral health is delivered in many different settings, and the structure of the services varies according to the environment.

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As the people you love age, you may be concerned about their mental health and ability to care for themselves. Unfortunately, mental health decline is a common reason older adults have to go into assisted living facilities. While cognitive skills do slow down somewhat in the natural course of aging, you should watch for signs that your loved one may be experiencing a more severe loss of functioning.

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The kind of medical care you are receiving, either inpatient or outpatient, affects everything from the therapies you get to how your insurance pays. It's essential to understand the difference between the two. While some consumers believe that location alone determines whether care is inpatient or outpatient, in reality, the distinctions are less clear and involve additional factors, including how long you stay.

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