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Find out what AARP is working on in your state, stay in touch with the people and topics that matter the most to you and connect through a social network.
The ACTS 2 Project provides support to African-American Alzheimer’s caregivers. Through our FREE caregiving support sessions you will learn the essential skills needed to support your loved ones. In addition, ACTS 2 will provide FREE telephone-based training and support sessions when you need them. .
Administration on Aging
For over 35 years, the AoA has provided home and community-based services to millions of older persons through the programs funded under the Older Americans Act. This site provides a wealth of national and state resources for seniors, caregivers, and professionals.
Agency for Healthcare Administration
The Agency for Healthcare Administration has resources for Florida health care providers and consumers alike.
Aging With Dignity
Alzheimer’s and Dementia Resources
Attorney General of Florida
The Attorney General's Office provides information on consumer protection, crime prevention, and crime victim's services.
Big Bend 2-1-1
2-1-1 Big Bend provides a 24 hour free community hotline service called Helpline 2-1-1 offering individual, confidential counseling and human service information.
Department of Elder Affairs, Florida
The Department of Elder Affairs is Florida’s state unit on aging; this site contains information about health and wellness, long-term care, community-based care, projects and publications, and demographic profiles.
Florida Council on Aging
FCOA is Florida’s only statewide association that represents all aging interests and many different disciplines. Membership is open to any individual or organization in Florida interested in aging.
Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc.
The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) provides information and support services for problem gamblers, their families, employers and others.
Florida Telecommunications Relay
The Florida Telecommunications Relay is a statewide organization that administers the Specialized Telecommunications Equipment Distribution Program for citizens of Florida who are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Deaf/Blind and Speech Impaired. Also provides a Relay service (dial 711) that enables hearing and/or speech impaired individuals to communicate by telephone with others who do not have special equipment.
Benefits.gov is the official benefits website of the U.S. government, with information on over 1,000 benefit and assistance programs.
Medicare and Medicaid Resources
National Council on Aging
The National Council on Aging site provides information about programs to help older adults remain healthy and independent, find jobs, increase access to benefits programs, and discover meaningful ways to continue contributing to society.
Quit Smoking & Breathe Easy Making a plan to quit smoking is the first step to quitting for good. Take the first step, and say goodbye to cigarettes forever. Go to Quitday.org to see how smoking accelerates aging and more. Visit the American Cancer Society for additional information.
Safe and Mobile Seniors
Safe and Mobile Seniors is a virtual "one stop shop" for transportation safety and mobility information for drivers and pedestrians 65 years and older living in Florida.
Senior Employment Information
- Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is administered by the U.S. Department of Labor and serves low-income persons who are 55 and older and have poor employment prospects. Eligible individuals are placed in part-time community service positions with a goal of transitioning to unsubsidized employment.
- Employ Florida Marketplace Florida's official online portal to virtual job-matching services and many other workforce resources. It's a powerful tool, created through partnership between government and the private sector, to respond to workforce needs in our state.
Tallahassee Senior Center
The Tallahassee Senior Center is the nationally accredited senior center located in the State Capital.