UPMC St. Margaret Geriatric Care Center is an evaluation and treatment center designed to meet the health needs of people over age 60. Along with specialized medical and psychiatric care, geriatric professionals assist older adults and their families in making health care decisions to fulfill the patient’s daily needs.
Our geriatric team includes a:
Once evaluated, patients and their families have the opportunity to discuss treatment plans and recommendations with health care professionals.
We provide diagnosis and management for people with memory loss and associated problems. The evaluation may include neuropsychological testing.
Our geriatric psychiatrist provides evaluation and management for older adults. Licensed clinical social workers offer individual and family counseling for:
Geriatricians provide thorough evaluation, consultative care, and primary care for seniors who may have:
Our licensed clinical social workers and health care team work together with families to create a plan of care for the older adult. Our goals include:
The UPMC St. Margaret Geriatric Care Center accepts Medicare and many other insurance plans. If you are uncertain about your coverage, our staff can assist you.
As proof of our commitment to providing excellent care to older adults, UPMC St. Margaret has received the national Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) designation for elder care excellence. Our participation in the NICHE program — the largest geriatric nursing program available — is another way that we continue to provide the highest-quality care to our senior citizens.