The Senior Outreach and Engagement Program provides assessment and case management services to at risk older adults (55 and older) by utilizing proactive approaches to identify, engage and refer seniors for various individually tailored community treatment options. Services include education, support, counseling (including in-home counseling) referrals to senior service networks and referrals for treatment. The program goals are to provide the services in a person-centered, strengths-based, culturally sensitive manner that reduces substance misuse, stabilizes behavioral health symptoms and improves quality of life, while assisting the older adult with remaining integrated in the community in the least restrictive setting possible. The program complements existing DMHAS programs that focus on diverting older adults from long term care and developing home and community based services to assist older adults with “aging in place.”
The Senior Outreach and Engagement staff also provides education and consultation to local agencies within the designated geographic region to promote integration and collaboration of services for seniors and develop a system of aftercare for older adults identified by the program.
Senior Outreach and Engagement Agencies
132 Mansfield Ave
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