NashobaServices and Clinical Centers

Programs, Services & Therapies

The Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry at Nashoba Valley Medical Center, in conjunction with New England Geriatrics, provides psychiatric services to older adults, age 55 and over, who may suffer with depression, anxiety, and dementia-related problems, or have difficulty coping with the everyday stresses related to aging.

Programs and Services

Nashoba Valley

The Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry is designed to offer psychiatric care for adults 55 years or older who are experiencing emotional or behavioral challenges. Our multi-disciplinary approach offers a personalized treatment plan that is focused on individual needs with the goal of restoring mental health, functional abilities and overall well being. Services include:

  • Inpatient Psychiatric Hospitalization
  • Diagnostic Assessment
  • Psychopharmacological Consultation
  • Behavior Management Consultations
  • Family Consultation / Therapy
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Depression Screening
  • Neuropsychological Testing

Innovative Therapies

The Garvin Center’s innovative and age-appropriate therapies include:

  • Art Therapy
  • Touch Therapy
  • Music Therapy
  • Aroma Therapy
  • Reminiscence Therapy
  • Light Therapy
  • Hydro Therapy
  • OT/PT/Speech Therapy

Neshoba Geri-Psych Team

The Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry

Neshoba Geri-Psych Team Our Team

A multidisciplinary team of dedicated geriatric medical professionals.


The Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry

Nashoba Valley Medical Center
200 Groton Road
Ayer, MA


For admission and referral service, please contact The Garvin Center for Geriatric Psychiatry at Nashoba Valley Medical Center
Tel: 978-784-9435

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