McLaren Caro Region Senior Life Solutions Program Welcomes New Program Therapist

McLaren Caro Region is pleased to welcome Howard Nitz as the new Program Therapist at their Senior Life Solutions program. Senior Life Solutions, an intensive outpatient group therapy program, is designed to meet the unique needs of older adults typically ages 65 and older struggling with age-related depression, anxiety, difficult life transitions, a recent health diagnosis, or the loss of a loved one. As Program Therapist, Howard, will be responsible for providing therapeutic services for patients utilizing group, individual, and family therapy sessions. He will focus on quality patient care and provision of services ordered by a physician. Howard graduated from both The University of Michigan and Michigan State University’s Social Work Programs. Prior to joining the team at McLaren Caro Region Senior Life Solutions, he worked as the Director of Social Services in Skilled Nursing Facilities.

Mr. Nitz, said, “I am so thankful for the opportunity to offer services to an at risk population and show honour and respect to our community seniors.” Family members, physicians, self-referrals, or other health professionals can refer individuals to the program. For information on McLaren Caro Region’s Senior Life Solutions program, call (989) 672-5757 or visit


McLaren Caro Region (MCR) is a 25-bed Critical Access Hospital committed to being the best value in health care by providing exceptional patient-centered care. It is a non-profit, locally governed community hospital that has been serving the community since 1928. MCR offers a full range of health and wellness services at the hospital campus and off-site locations. It is recognized as an accessible and dependable source of quality medical care for residents of Tuscola County and is staffed by a dedicated team of healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, technicians, and volunteers.

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Founded in 2003, Senior Life Solutions is managed by Psychiatric Medical Care (PMC), a leading behavioral healthcare management company. PMC manages inpatient behavioral health units, intensive outpatient programs, and telehealth services in more than 25 states.

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