Manning Regional Healthcare Center

Senior Life Solutions Program Receives 2020 National Program of the Year Finalist Award

Manning Regional Healthcare Center (MRHC) is pleased to announce that the Senior Life Solution program and staff, Janet Brus, program director, Amy Hull, program therapist and Cathy Dammann, office and patient coordinator have received an award for being a 2020 National Program of the Year Finalist for the second year in a row.

To date, there are nearly 100 Senior Life Solutions programs across 27 states nationally. Top performing employees and programs are recognized annually based on their excellence in demonstrating the program’s values of care, compliance, and community. This year, a total of five individuals and programs received this significant recognition and nine programs were named finalists. Award recipients demonstrated outstanding patient care, excellent comprehension and execution of compliance regulations and strong community engagement.    

Senior Life Solutions team earns 2020 Top Program Finalist Award“This Senior Life Solutions team has continually made strides during this pandemic to reach and care for our senior population,” said MRHC CEO Linn Block. “They have continued to serve an average of nine individuals per day during this past year, an increase of about 14% during the pandemic alone. We recognize that we have an aging population here in Manning and the surrounding communities, so it is vital that we have a strong Senior Life Solutions program that serves the needs of those most vulnerable and reach them in a safe and consistent manner.”   

MRHC’s Senior Life Solutions program is an intensive outpatient group therapy program designed to meet the unique needs of senior adults living with symptoms of age-related depression or anxiety, dealing with difficult life transitions, a recent health diagnosis, or the loss of a loved one. Their program staff include a board-certified psychiatrist, licensed social workers, a registered nurse and other professionals dedicated to the emotional well-being of seniors in the community.

Anyone can refer an individual to the program including family members, physicians or other health professionals. Self-referrals are also accepted.

For more information, call the Manning Regional Healthcare Center’s Senior Life Solutions program at (712) 655-8262.

Founded in 2003, Senior Life Solutions is managed by Psychiatric Medical Care (PMC), a leading behavioral healthcare management company. Focused on addressing the needs of rural and underserved communities, PMC manages inpatient behavioral health units, intensive outpatient programs, and telehealth services in more than 25 states. The company's services provide evaluation and treatment for patients suffering from depression, anxiety, mood disorders, memory problems, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other behavioral health problems.  For more information, visit

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