Older Adult Services

  Older adult services

Programs designed to meet the special needs of seniors in San Diego.

Sharp Mesa Vista's Older Adult Services are designed to address specific issues that seniors face, such as the loss of a loved one, health issues, depression, anxiety, loneliness and fear. Some older adults may turn to alcohol or substance abuse to cope with these feelings, which can compound the situation and result in complex behavioral health issues.

Why Choose Sharp Mesa Vista's Older Adult Services?

  • A new Senior Behavioral Health Center that provides compassionate and specialized care for seniors
  • Family member participation is encouraged
  • Nationally recognized and accredited by The Joint Commission

Programs and Services

Sharp Mesa Vista offers a variety of services for seniors and their families, including inpatient and outpatient treatment programs, clinical trials of new medications and intensive case management.
Inpatient Programs
Sharp Mesa Vista's Older Adult Inpatient Program provides treatment for adults 60 and older to address a range of issues, including dementia, mood disorders and other severe mental health issues. The program is staffed by a multidisciplinary treatment team specializing in geriatric medicine.

To learn more about our inpatient programs, call 858-836-8434.

Outpatient Program
Our Senior Intensive Outpatient Program treats adults age 60 and older who are dealing with issue such as addiction, anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. Patients in this program will learn techniques to manage anxiety and unhealthy thoughts, and cope with changes in health, transitions and losses. Our specially trained staff works with patients to develop a routine of enjoyable activities that supports and improves their quality of life.

To learn more about our outpatient programs, call 858-835-8309.

Our Team

The dedication and success of our Older Adult Services can be credited to the training, experience and quality of the staff. The team includes a geropsychologist with a PhD in clinical health psychology and a licensed medical physician specialist in geriatric psychiatry and addictions medicine.


Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital
7850 Vista Hill Ave.
San Diego, CA 92123
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For More Information

To learn more about Older Adult Services at Sharp Mesa Vista, please call 858-836-8434.

To learn more about Older Adult Services at Sharp, visit Senior Mental Health Services. To find a Sharp-affiliated physician, search for a San Diego geriatric specialist or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, 8 am to 6 pm.