Aging in Florida Links

Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc  A private, non-profit corporation working as an advocate for programs and services which promote the independence, dignity, health and well being of seniors and their caregivers.
Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)  Licenses nursing homes in Florida. Click on Nursing Home Guide for facility comparisons by area for advice on selecting a nursing home.
Elder Helpline.   Information regarding elder services and activities si available through the Elder helpline Information and Assistance service within each Florida county.
Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST):   Non-profit organization promotes awareness and access to assistive devices and technology to enhance lives of Floridians with disabilities.
Florida Attorney General:   Provides information on consumer protection and crime prevention.
Florida Department of Veteran Affairs: Goal is stated as advocacy for veterans.   Statewide site for seniors that provides locations for thousands of services for seniors aged 60 and above.
Florida Senior Safety Resource Center: this site, developed by the University of Florida Institute for Mobility, Activity and Participation, is designed to provide information and resources on alternative forms of transportation, driving knowledge and skills, and links to national organizations that address transportation issues.
MySeniorCare: A community for senior housing, home care and health.