Geriatric Services

Senior Behavioral Health Programs

Stepping Stones Inpatient Program
Our inpatient program offers free 24/7 crisis assessments for individuals 50 years of age or older who may need inpatient admission. This program may benefit individuals exhibiting the following behaviors:

  • Anxiousness
  • Actions that endanger self and others
  • Experiencing hallucinations
  • Making statements or gestures about suicide
  • Feelings of paranoia
  • Experiencing decline in the ability to function
  • Withdrawing from social activities

For more information or to arrange a free assessment, call (818) 952-2270.

Stepping Stones Outpatient Program
Our outpatient program provides assessment, therapies and a wide variety of emotional and mental health care options to meet the individual needs of adults ages 50 and over who are suffering from:

  • A decline in daily functioning
  • Insomnia, other sleep issues and restlessness
  • Sadness, isolation, low motivation or changes in energy levels
  • Panic and anxiety
  • Persistent thoughts, pain or discomfort
  • Unresolved grief or other feelings of loss

To arrange a free assessment with our outpatient program, please call (818) 949-4011.

Classes about the aging process are also available.

Mobile Crisis Evaluation Team

Our Mobile Crisis Evaluation Team serves all of Los Angeles County and is available 24/7.
All information is completely confidential.
Call (818) 952-2270

Holistic Approach

Our geriatric medicine experts provide a thorough evaluate for the patient to determine the underlying reasons for their behavioral changes.

Convenient Care

Our programs offer several resources and options to help patients and their families.

Community Resource Center for Aging

The Community Resource Center for Aging at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital helps older adults access a robust network of resources that specialize in navigating the challenges of aging. Explore More Resources »

Geriatric Programs, Classes and Events

Doc Talks Lecture Series

This lecture series will present a variety of health-related topics to community members throughout the year.