A multidisciplinary evaluation of an older person’s memory or physical and psychological health with a team of health-care professionals (physicians, psychologists, social workers, and nurses). Programs provide treatment or referrals. Medicare, TennCare, private insurance, or private pay.
Outpatient Geriatric Assessment Units
Patient can be referred for outpatient assessment by self, family, physician, or community agency.
Genesis Neuroscience Clinic: 888-9494
1400 Dowell Springs Blvd., Suite 340, 37909. Provides evaluation and diagnosis, treatment, planning and caregiver support for those with memory disorders, Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative dementias.
The Pat Summitt Clinic: 305-CARE (2273)
The University of Tennessee Medical Center
1932 Alcoa Highway, Medical Bldg. C, Suite 150, 37920 Provides evaluation and diagnosis, imaging, prevention and wellness, caregiver support services, community outreach and education, and research trial opportunities for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
University Neurology Cole Neuroscience Center (Movement Clinic): 305-CARE (2273)
1975 Town Center Blvd., Suite 203, 37922. Provides evaluation, treatment, planning and caregiver support for persons with Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.
UT Neurology: 521-6174
2200 Sutherland Ave., 37919. Provides evaluation, treatment, planning, and caregiver support for persons with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, Multiple Sclerosis, ALS, Epilepsy, Huntington’s Disease, and stroke.
Inpatient Geriatric Assessment Units
In-hospital evaluation of older adults who have medical, behavioral, mood or memory problems. Short-term inpatient treatment. Physician referral.
Behavioral Health of Rocky Top: 630-9200
201 Industrial Park Lane, Rocky Top, 37769 An acute,
short-term, inpatient unit that provides comprehensive assessment and treatment in a secure setting for patients age 55 and older.
Senior Behavioral Health: 373-1745
Division of Peninsula Hospital; member of Covenant Health Parkwest Medical Center, 9352 Park West Boulevard, 37923