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Pipestone County Medical Center Announces Senior Life Solutions Partnership

Pipestone, MN – Pipestone County Medical Center (PCMC) is pleased to announce a partnership with Senior Life Solutions. Senior Life Solutions will be located at PCMC located at 916 4th Ave SW in Pipestone.

PCMC's Senior Life Solutions is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of senior adults struggling with depression and anxiety symptoms, stress from age-related health concerns, or difficult life transitions such as the loss of a loved one.  Individuals may benefit from the Senior Life Solutions program if they are experiencing any of the following common indicators or triggers of depression and anxiety:  

  • Recently experienced a traumatic event
  • Lost a spouse or close family member
  • Loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities
  • Changes in appetite
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Loss of energy
  • Feelings of sadness or grief lasting more than two weeks
  • Feelings of worthlessness or hopelessness

Following an individual assessment, patients meet up to three times per week in a supportive, encouraging group setting. The program staff includes a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed social workers, a registered nurse, and other healthcare professionals dedicated to seniors' emotional well-being in our community.

Referrals to the program can be made by anyone, including a patient's physician, family member, the patient themself, or another healthcare professional.

For more information, call the PCMC Senior Life Solutions program at 507-825-7210.

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ABOUT SENIOR LIFE SOLUTIONS

Founded in 2003, Senior Life Solutions is managed by Psychiatric Medical Care (PMC), a leading behavioral healthcare management company.  Focused on addressing the needs of rural and underserved communities, PMC manages inpatient behavioral health units, intensive outpatient programs, and telehealth services in more than 20 states. The company's services provide evaluation and treatment for patients suffering from depression, anxiety, mood disorders, memory problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other behavioral health problems.  For more information, visit www.psychmc.com.

About Pipestone County Medical Center (PCMC)

Pipestone County Medical Center is a Critical Access Hospital offering a complete range of inpatient and outpatient services. Pipestone County Medical Center is part of Avera Health and works with Avera McKennan Hospital & University Health Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Pipestone County Medical Center and Family Clinic will meet the region's health needs by providing quality, personalized health services for the best value. We will achieve our mission by collaborating with others, serving our customers' and patients' needs and expectations, acting with integrity, respect, and compassion, and practicing sound financial stewardship.

For more information, contact Dan Smilloff, Marketing/Communications Coordinator, at 507-825-6040 or via email at dan.smilloff@pcmchealth.org.