Senior Renewal FAQ

Q. What if I don’t have daily transportation to The Center for Senior Renewal?

For those who do not have transportation, assistance can be coordinated by The Center for Senior Renewal at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital. Specially-equipped vans are available for those who need wheelchair access or other special care.

Q. How long will treatment last?

Every client’s treatment is individualized – all receive psychiatric services as often as the individualized plan of care specifies. This is determined by the physician, treatment team and the client. As progress is being made in meeting treatment goals, the physician may reduce their number of visits throughout a two- to three-week period, or longer.

Q. What is The Center for Senior Renewal treatment philosophy?

The qualified team of physicians, therapists, nurses and technicians are dedicated to the “Four C’s” of treatment for each patient and their family members: Care, Compassion, Competency and Concern.

Q. Will my insurance pay for treatment?

The cost of The Center for The Center for Senior Renewal at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital treatment services is covered by Medicare and most secondary commercial insurance health plans. Normal deductibles and co-pays apply.

Q. How do I make a referral to The Center for Senior Renewal?

Anyone can refer a person (or a person can self-refer) to The Center for Senior Renewal at St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, simply call our office at 618.684.3156. Our staff will request some initial information and promptly schedule an evaluation for the person being referred. All initial screenings are complimentary. We work closely with referring healthcare professionals so that timely communications can take place with families, physicians, social service agencies and others.