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Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center

1325 S Cliff Avenue
P.O. Box 5045
Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5045
605-322-8000

Outreach Services for 55+

Avera Behavioral Health Center offers programs and assistance for those over the age of 55. if you are experiencing physical and emotional challenges we will provide quality healthcare and services on our campus and at your home. We also offer family consultation to help others care for aging loved ones.

Senior's Needs

Seniors often have a wide range of needs that can be difficult to take care of alone. We can help with many issues including:

  • Aging parents
  • Chronic Illness
  • Crisis (illness, injury, death)
  • Maintaining independence
  • Depression
  • Grief and loss
  • Anxiety problems
  • Stress management
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Parent/child disagreements
  • Retirement
  • Financial concerns
  • Memory loss

Services for Seniors

Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center's professional caregivers understand your medical and support needs change dramatically after a certain age. We offer a variety of services specifically tailored to those needs:  

  • Assessment and referral to appropriate services
  • Caregiver support
  • Home healthcare
  • Professional case management
  • Individual, group and family counseling
  • Specialized assessments
  • Behavior management
  • Partial hospitalization
  • Inpatient hospitalization

If you would like to find out more about our Outreach Services for seniors or want to begin the process of getting assistance, please call our Behavioral Health Assessment and Referral Line at 605-322-4065 or 800-691-4336 for confidential assistance, 24 hours a day.