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.
The Cole Center for Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders: 909-4030
1975 Town Center Blvd., Suite 203, 37922
Provides evaluation, treatment, planning, and caregiver support for persons with Parkinson’s Disease, Huntington’s Disease, and other movement disorders.
Genesis Neuroscience Clinic: 888-9494
1400 Dowell Springs Blvd., Suite 340, 37909
Provides evaluation and diagnosis, treament, 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 highly specialized diagnosis and treatment of neurodegenerative diseases that cause cognitive impairment, caregiver support services, community outreach and education, and research study opportunities for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.
University Neurology: 521-6174
2200 Sutherland Ave., 37919
Provides evaluation, treatment, planning, education, and caregiver support for neurological disorders.
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
210 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.
East Tennessee Behavioral Health: 722-7780
144 Old Weisgarber Road. A partner of Covenant Health.
Knoxville Center for Behavioral Medicine: 444-3770
1240 Tennova Medical Way, 37909
Partnership with National Healthcare Corporation, Tennova Healthcare and The University of Tennessee Medical Center.
Senior Behavioral Health: 373-8187
Division of Peninsula Hospital; member of Covenant Health Parkwest Medical Center
9352 Park West Boulevard, 37923
For patients 55 and older.