It can be difficult finding Senior Citizens assistance in Florida. The categories below are intended to help you quickly and successfully find the local Senior Citizens assistance you are searching for.
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Map and names of 2-1-1 providers. Free and confidential information and referral. Call 2-1-1 for help with food, housing, employment, health care, counseling and more.
Benefits Check Up
Find benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.
Meals on wheels and senior meal programs in Florida by city.
Meals on Wheels America
Locate meal deliveries by entering state and city; volunteer and donation information is also available.
National Council on Aging - Benefits for Seniors
Helping low-income older adults with daily costs.
Retirement Finance Tools
Products and topics about investment options as you enter retirement.
Social Security Application
Learn the types of benefits available, such as survivor benefits, SSI, disability, appeals, and Medicare. Also find out how to apply in person or by phone.
Social Security Benefits
Find out how to apply for retirement benefits using the Social Security Administration's web site.
Social Security Offices
Find a social security office in your area.
Social Security Online Account
Sign in or create a social security account online to help prevent fraud on your benefits.
Social Security Online Services
Find out about social security benefits available on their web site.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Helping older adults access services and survival skills.
Recommended by FEMA, Disaster Assistance Online Resources for Older Americans.
Driving tips during disasters such as hurricanes.
Hurricane Season Preparation
Information about hurricane season preparedness.
National Hurricane Center
Disaster planning, latest emergency information about FEMA Assistance. Disaster relief services in your area. Hurricane advisories. Food assistance.
Locate the nearest Red Cross agency.
Florida Dept of Elder Affairs - Assisted Living
Information and technical assistance for elders and community leaders about affordable housing and assisted living choices.
Florida Elderly Mortgage Assistance Program (ELMORE)
Florida seniors can call the toll-free number to apply for mortgage payment assistance.
Florida Housing Search - Assisted Living
A search function to help you locate assisted living facilities (ALFs) near you.
Florida Shelters by City
Find a homeless shelter near you.
U.S. Dept. of Housing - Affordable Apartment Search
Find low income apartments in Florida.
U.S. Dept. of Housing - Florida Public Housing Authorities
A directory of web site links to public housing authorities by county, and some cities, throughout the state of Florida.
U.S. Dept. of Housing - Public Housing Details
A description of public housing, and information on eligibility, documentation, rent determination, leasing, and duration.
U.S. Dept. of Housing - Public Housing Information
Contact information, telephone numbers and addresses for agencies assisting with low-income housing.
U.S. Dept. of Housing - Senior Housing
Information on the protection of senior residents from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, handicap or familial status.
Computer and office training skills
Completely free, learn computer basics, mouse and typing skills through easy-to-use tutorials.
Elder Source For Senior Job Seekers
Employment and/or training opportunities to help ensure economic independence and security.
Employment Options: Tips for Older Job Seekers
Tips on how to find a job, apply, and interview. It also includes eldercare resources.
Florida Experience Works
Training and programs for senior employment opportunities and retired volunteers.
Senior Employment Training
Silver Edition portal provides the 50+ demographic with access to a wide range of job training and placement programs and services.
Guides, tools, and other resources to assist elderly citizens to help prevent acts of fraud, abuse, neglect, exploitation, discrimination, and scams.
Florida Senior Legal Services
Free legal advice helpline, assistance programs, legal services, elder law practitioners, and referral resources for senior citizens.
National Council on Aging - Elder Justice
Working to keep seniors safe from elder abuse.
Silver Alert Program
Information on Florida's plan for law enforcement officers to rescue missing seniors with disabilities.
Florida Agency for Health Care Administration - Hospice Providers
Find a hospice care center in your area.
Florida Commission for the Transportation Disadvantaged
Look up your county to find out where to call to schedule a ride.
Florida Department of Elder Affairs Caregivers Website
Resources and programs for caregivers, such as respite care.
Florida Dept. of Health - Health Practitioner License Search
Look up the license of any Florida healthcare practitioner.
Florida Discount Drug Cards
Florida Discount Drug Card program information and enrollment.
Florida Health Finder
Find and compare Florida healthcare facilities and search the multimedia encyclopedia for health topics.
Florida Prescription Drug Prices
Look for prescription drug prices. Lists the price of a 30 day supply.
Health Plan Information
Find health plans in your county and compare health plan quality.
Health Practitioner Profiles
Look up health care practitioner profile (education, proceedings, actions, etc).
Find a health facility or healthcare provider close to you.
Low Cost Dental Care
Find sources for low cost dental care.
Medicaid Application & Eligibility
Apply for Medicaid online.
Medicaid Area Offices
Find a Medicaid Area Office near you.
Medical Quality Assurance
Verify, renew, apply for a license. File a complaint, request public record, report unlicensed activity.
General information about Medicare including eligibility, benefits, and how to enroll.
Information about Medicare health care benefits.
Medicare Eligibility Tool
Find out if you are eligible for Medicare.
Trusted health information about drugs and supplements, health topics, and current health news.
Natl. Committee for Quality Assurance - Health Plan Report Card
Assistance with choosing a health care plan that is right for you and your family.
New Horizon Fund
Loans for all types of assistive devices and to purchase equipment for starting or maintaining a home-based business.
Prescription Drugs Refilled During Hurricane Season
Prescription drug refills during hurricane season.
Report suspicions of abuse, abandonment, or neglect for all ages 1-800-962-2873.
Basic health and wellness information for older adults from the National Institutes of Health.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration
Helping older adults access services and survival skills
U.S. Dept. of Health - Health Issues
Whether for preventive needs, or current needs, finding the right kind of care is imperative.
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute
University of South Florida - Information for patients, caregivers, the facilities & research, events & tours, and volunteer opportunities.
Quality of Life
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Healthy Aging
Materials designed to assist health professionals in learning about, and engaging in, activities to promote independence and wellbeing.
Center for Disease Control and Prevention - Physical Activity
Recommendations of physical activity to help prevent many of the health problems that seem to come with age.
Florida Dept. of Elder Affairs - Caregiver Assistance Programs
Find out if you or your loved ones are eligible to receive benefits and services from one or more of the programs.
Florida Sports Foundation
Encouraging and promoting healthy lifestyles for Florida’s Seniors.
National Council on Aging - Aging Mastery Program
Program overview of the challenges encountered while navigating life in old age and support to master new skills.
National Council on Aging - Chronic Disease Management
Helping older Americans manage their chronic conditions.
National Council on Aging - Public Policy & Action
Advocating for older adults and organizations that serve them.
Sunshine State Games
An Olympic-style festival program created throughout the state for amateur athletes of all ages and skill levels.
Filing Taxes Online
Free File for Federal Income Taxes (online).
IRS Information for Seniors and Retirees
Resources, forms, and answers to tax questions for older adults.
IRS Tips for Refunds
Helpful tips for effectively receiving a tax refund for taxpayers living abroad.
Tax Deductions for Elder Care
Information on eligibility of tax deductions as a caregiver.
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