Department Press Releases 2014

March 12, 2014

Four Seniors Found Safe After Florida Lottery Joins New Silver Alert Partnership

February 20, 2014

Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of William "Bill" Wertman to the Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Council.

February 19, 2014

Governor Rick Scott announced two appointments and one reappointment to the Department of Elder Affairs Advisory Council.

January 29, 2014

Governor Scott Recommends a $33 Million Increase to Serve Florida Elders

January 10, 2014

Department of Elder Affairs announces appointment of State Ombudsman for the Long-Term Care Ombudsman program.

Department Press Releases 2013

November 12, 2013

DOEA Helps Florida Housing Finance Corporation Launch New Program to Assist Elder Homeowners with Reverse Mortgages

October 8, 2013 DOEA and FDLE Mark the Fifth Anniversary of the Silver Alert Program
October 1, 2013 Governor Scott Announces Reappointments to the DOEA Advisory Council
August 27, 2013  Soaring Eagle Awards and Older Workers Week
August 26, 2013 Governor Scott Announces Appointments to the Alzheimer's Disease Advisory Council
August 15, 2013 Governor Scott Announces Appointments to the DOEA Advisory Council
August 11, 2013 Department of Elder Affairs Co-Sponsors the Florida Conference on Aging
July 30, 2013 Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Charles T. Corley presented the Department’s Award for Excellence in Volunteering to Alan Tudor, a volunteer serving across the Panhandle for the Florida Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.
July 16, 2013 Report Shows Seniors Contribute to Economic Recovery in Florida
May 29, 2013

Local Residents Invited to Attend Free Medicare Forum on Upcoming Changes to Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies - Jacksonville, FL

May 29, 2013 Local Residents Invited to Attend Free Medicare Forum on Upcoming Changes to Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies - Largo, FL and Tampa, FL
April 24, 2013 Service to Seniors Awards Program Accepting Nominations
April 15, 2013 Department of Elder Affairs Announces, Purple Ribbon Task Force Surveys on Alzheimer's Disease
April 15, 2013 Protecting Yourself Your Medicare Benefits
Jan 31, 2013 Governor Scott's Florida Families First Budget Recommends Increase of $24.2 Million to Serve More Florida Seniors
Jan 07, 2013 Governor Scott: We must improve cost, quality and access in healthcare for Florida families