Older adults are faced with a variety of stressors related to the aging process. These include reduced activity and the realities of constrained independence, changing family roles, mortality and increased reliance on others for daily living needs. Placement in nursing homes often creates increased stress in these individual’s lives.
PROVIDER strives to help create a new sense of community in the resident’s new home. Working closely with facility staff, PROVIDER promotes involvement in group activities and provides counseling to assist with integration into the new community. A variety of therapy services are used including individual, family and group psychotherapy. The goal of therapy is to promote adjustment and to ensure the highest quality of life for the resident.