Department Press Releases 2016

April 15, 2016

Governor Rick Scott Appoints Four to Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

April 7, 2016

Department of Elder Affairs Announces First Dementia Caring Community in Florida.

April 1, 2016

Department of Elder Affairs to Announce First Dementia Caring Community in Florida on Thursday, April 7.

March 14, 2016

DOEA Secretary Verghese to Speak at the 19th Annual Alzheimer’s Educational Conference

February 19, 2016

Elder Affairs Secretary Sam Verghese Confirmed by Florida Senate
On February 18, 2016, the full Senate voted favorably for the confirmation of Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Samuel P. Verghese. Secretary Verghese has served as Secretary since December of 2014.

January 22, 2016

Department of Elder Affairs and United Way of Florida to Host Florida Senior Day

January 21, 2016

Secretary Verghese joined Governor Scott, the Florida Cabinet, and Volunteer Florida to present a well-deserved Champion of Service Award to Ms. Eddie Mae Bennett - a local elder who has been volunteering for more than 40 years.
Governor's Press Release | Large Picture

January 15, 2016

DOEA Secretary Verghese encourages Floridians to show support for elders at Florida Senior Day – January 27, 2016 at the State Capitol.

January 6, 2016

Managing Someone Else’s Money Guides.
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