Mental Wellness

Mental Wellness

Aging True provides vital mental health services for seniors and their caregivers, as well as individuals who are home-bound, disabled, or otherwise unable to access traditional methods of receiving mental healthcare. These services include person-centered recovery coaching; in-home individual mental health assessment and counseling; support groups for depression, anxiety, or grief and loss issues.

In-Home Mental Health Care

Mobile Assessment for Seniors

In-home mental health assessment, referrals and follow-up services are provided by a clinical social worker.

Memory Enhancement Program

The Memory Enhancement program delivers a continuum of services and resources — including counseling— tailored and adjusted to the specific and changing needs of clients and their families. Aging True also specializes in Alzheimer’s behavioral support services and participates in the Alzheimer ’s Disease Initiative.

TeleHealth

Aging True’s virtual mental health counseling program makes it easier for clients to access mental wellness resources from their homes through the TeleHealth platform. Clients receive face-to-face counseling services which include community referrals, access to necessary support systems, education on mental health symptoms, coping-skill training and individual counseling.

Internet-accessible technology and an Internet connection are required to participate. Aging True can assist clients in acquiring the necessary technology or connection to use the TeleHealth platform.

Client Eligibility

Seniors 60 and Older who:

Seniors 60 and Older and/or their Caregivers or Family Members who:

Florida Self–Directed Care

Florida Self-Directed Care (SDC) is an innovative service delivery program placing individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse problems at the center of the decision making that affects them. The program is based on the understanding that members will choose services and make purchases that will help them begin, or remain on the road to, recovery and develop meaningful, productive activity. Participants in Florida SDC program select the providers, services, and activities that they deem necessary for recovery and achievement of the highest level of desired personal wellness. Participation is voluntary and participants may discontinue program enrollment at any time. Florida SDC staff strive to provide members with guidance and support as they recover from mental illnesses.

Our Florida Self-Directed Care Program includes person-centered recovery coaching and Certified Recovery Peer Specialist (CRPS).

As participants of Florida SDC, members will:

Aging True is the Florida Self-Directed Care program administrator, on behalf of the Florida Department of Children & Families, in Circuit 4 covering the 7 counties served by LSF Health Systems. Contact 904-807-1236 for information.

Participant Eligibility

Florida SDC is open to participants aged 18 years or older who live in a county served by LSF Health Systems. For full eligibility requirements or to consult with Florida SDC staff about entering the program, please call (904) 807-1236.

Mental Wellness Director

Claudio Ventura, LCSW

Director of Mental Wellness

Email: cventura@agingtrue.org