Klamath County

Behavioral Health Specialist

Kelli Bowers, LCSW


Phone: (541) 883-1030

Mobile: (541) 321-1525

Kelli Olson Bowers has a Master of Social Work degree with a focus in geriatrics from the University of Utah and is a licensed clinical social worker in Oregon.  She was previously licensed in Utah from 1999 to 2020.

Kelli has worked in the field of human services and social work since 1984 with all age groups from children to older adults including persons experiencing intellectual disabilities, persons experiencing behavioral health issues and with those experiencing homelessness.  She currently works for Klamath Basin Behavioral Health as an older adult therapist and older adult behavioral specialist.

Kelli is passionate about serving the community and served as a member on several committees for Salt Lake County to include their Long-Range Planning Committee, the Homeless Coordinating Council, and the Continuum of Care, and she co-chaired the committee updating the case management field guide, its exam and exam key for the Utah Division of Mental Health and Substance Abuse.  She served as a board member for Valley Foundation and Royal Family Kids.  Kelli is currently co-facilitating the Buried in Treasures group and is looking forward to facilitating other groups in Klamath Falls, Oregon.

Patricia “Patty” Card, QMHA, PSS


Phone: (541) 883-1030, ext. 2105

Mobile: (458) 200-425

Patty was born and raised in Klamath  County and raised her family there. She has worked at Klamath Basin Behavioral Health for the past 38 years starting as a part-time receptionist/biller when they had 8 staff and 4 clients, and then as the Director of Administration for the past 36 years, helping with the expansion of the agency to now having 270+ staff and 9000+ clients. After the CEO retired, she moved into a Peer Support Coordinator role and now am thrilled to be an Older Adult Behavioral Health Specialist.

County Profile

Klamath County

Klamath County has a higher percentage rural-dwelling population compared to Oregon overall, and a higher percentage of adults age 65+ compared to Oregon.

  • Klamath County has a similar percentage of depression prevalence in adults age 65+ compared to Oregon overall.
  • Klamath County has a higher number of reported poor physical health days compared to Oregon.
  • Klamath County has a similar number of reported poor mental health days compared to Oregon.
  • Klamath County has a higher percentage of householders age 65+ living alone compared to Oregon overall.

Medicare Fact Sheets

  • Total Medicare Beneficiaries: 17,712
  • Medicare Traditional / Fee-for-Service: 13,191
  • Medicare Advantage (MA): 4,521