Programs designed to meet the special needs of seniors in San Diego.
Sharp Mesa Vista's Older Adult Services program is 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?
Compassionate and personalized care
Family members are encouraged to participate in the healing process through unique education and counseling programs
Nationally recognized and Joint Commission accredited programming
Our interdisciplinary team for older adults specializes in care for seniors and uses an educational approach
Our skilled caregivers guide patients toward recovery with treatment options that can help lead to a more enjoyable life
- The program features inpatient-to-outpatient transition and intensive case management
Programs and Services
Sharp Mesa Vista offers both inpatient and outpatient senior treatment programs.
The Older Adult Inpatient Program is designed specifically for adults age 60 and older and is staffed by a multidisciplinary treatment team, which specializes in working with geriatric medicine. We treat a variety of issues, including:
The Senior Intensive Outpatient Program
is designed specifically for adults age 60 and older and helps older adults with issues such as addiction, anxiety, bipolar disorder and depression. Patients in this program will:
Cope in a healthy way with changes in health, transitions and losses
Develop a routine of enjoyable activities that supports and improves their quality of life
Learn skills to help understand and change unhealthy thoughts
Maximize communication and conflict-resolution skills
Use relaxation techniques to manage anxiety and improve sleep
The dedication and success of our Older Adult Services can be credited to the training, experience and quality of the staff. Specially trained to work with senior patients, 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
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.