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UPMC Senior Care — Shadyside

UPMC Senior Care — Shadyside provides ongoing, routine, and preventive medical care to adults age 65 and older. Patients of UPMC Senior Care — Shadyside enjoy the advantage of having many levels and types of care at one outpatient location.

Services include:

  • Primary and specialty care
  • Health education
  • Counseling
  • Psychotherapy

The center’s staff includes geriatricians, geropsychiatrists, nurse practitioners, and social workers, who work together to create a care plan tailored to each individual patient.

UPMC Senior Care — Shadyside experts also provide practical tips about preventing falls; help patients who have problems with bladder control, persistent confusion, or memory loss; and help manage prescriptions, all on an outpatient basis.

Contact Us

Call 412-623-2700 to make an appointment.

We are located at:

Shadyside Medical Building
5200 Centre Ave.
Suite 405
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

UPMC Senior Services

To meet the often complex needs of older adults, UPMC Senior Care is one of the largest academic and clinical geriatrics programs in the country, with approximately 25 trained geriatricians and geriatric psychiatrists to address aging related problems.


Lifeline is a personal emergency response system designed to help elderly or disabled persons maintain their independence. The hospital provides this community service to enable individuals to live alone with confidence and reassurance that help is available when needed.

For more information, call the Senior Information Service at 412-623-6745.

Respite Care

This program gives families a short break from the care they provide to their older loved ones

Respite Care offers short-stay nursing home care that includes use of a comfortable semi-private room and 24-hour nursing care.

We can help make additional arrangements for special services such as:

  • A beauty and barber shop
  • Physical therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Speech therapy
  • Dentistry

For more information, call the Senior Information Service at 412-623-6745.