Adults over the age of 65 have unique physical, emotional, and social needs; our Provider is aware of this and adopts a thorough approach to diagnosis and therapy in collaboration with a team of qualified providers. Dr. Shackelford provides consultation for nursing homes in Shelby County and surrounding areas; she is familiar with the CMS guidelines for Gradual Dose Reductions in these facilities.

This entails paying attention to the older adult’s problems, addressing them, assisting families, and, if necessary, collaborating with other health care experts to create efficient treatment plans.

Our provider evaluates cognitive deficits, underlying depression and anxiety, co-existing medical conditions, medications, family issues, social concerns, and environmental issues. To find out how we can assist, contact us at .