Access Institute | Elder Services
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We provide at-risk elders with thoughtful, respectful mental health care—
with an emphasis on continuity of care. We “show up” for these seniors in a way that builds trust and lets them feel open to discuss things with us that they may never have shared in their lives due to shame and stigma.

We provide comprehensive senior mental health services:

  • Individual therapy
  • Milieu therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Psychological, Cognitive and Memory Assessment

Services are provided at our Hayes Valley Clinic, Bayview Hunters Point Adult Day Health Center, and Openhouse: Housing, Services & Community for LGBT Seniors.

There is a tremendous stigma around the emotional needs of elders in our society. They become socially isolated and more depressed than most members of our community. They suffer both cognitive impairment and the risk of further health problems and mortality when they are ignored or their emotional needs are neglected.

We provide at risk elders care for:

  • Depression
  • Dementia
  • Anxiety
  • Medical Illness & disability
  • Psychosis
  • Loneliness
  • Racial trauma
  • Grief and Loss