GENESIS Program at The Miriam A unique program designed to make seniors feel more comfortable during a stay in the hospital. Breadcrumb Lifespan HomeLifespan Centers & ServicesGENESIS Program at The Miriam Pain Management GENESIS Program at The Miriam Who is Enrolled? Pain Management Increasing Mobility Meeting Nutritional Needs Helping Patients Sleep Better Copy URL to Clipboard URL COPIED! Print Pain Management Many older patients experience pain. The GENESIS program has identified ways to help reduce patients' pain. To reduce pain, the GENESIS program: Offers back rubs Helps patients practice deep breathing Provides warm soaks or ice packs Repositions the patient Uses music therapy Provides low, appropriate dosages of pain medication, if necessary Uses pain medications with the lowest side effect profile Educates nurses on how to assess pain in patients with delirium or dementia For more information about the GENESIS program, please call 401-793-3162.