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Health & Wellness


Mission: To foster an environment that promotes well-being for Florida’s elders and enables them to remain in their homes and communities.



Helpful Websites

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Administration for Community Living
The Administration for Community Living is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This organization allows all Americans—including people with disabilities and older adults to live with the supports they need, participating in communities that value their contributions. ACL brings together the efforts and achievements of the Administration on Aging, the Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, and the HHS Office on Disability to serve as the Federal agency responsible for increasing access to community supports, while focusing attention and resources on the unique needs of older Americans and people with disabilities across the lifespan.

Administration on Aging

The Administration on Aging is a unit under ACL.  The Administration on Aging administers the federally funding Older Americans Act to each state unit on aging.


National Council on Aging

The National Council on Aging has been awarded by the Administration on Aging to provide national technical assistance on evidence-based interventions.


Center for Disease Control

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a wide variety of resources and tools on various health care topics.


Florida Health

The Florida Department of Health works closely with the Department of Elder Affairs on various health care initiatives for Florida’s elders.


National Institutes of Health

The National Institute of Health offers a variety of health care topics for seniors.


Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality offers information on health care topics.



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