Retirees a Boon to Florida's Economy
The University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research estimates the net benefit of an average retiree in Florida to be $2850.
Department of Elder Affairs Conducted Surveys on Alzheimer's Disease
The Purple Ribbon Task Force conducted surveys to assist with the development of a comprehensive state plan to address the needs of individuals with Alzheimerâ€™s disease and their caregivers.
DOEA's Communities for a Lifetime (CFAL) Making a Difference for Florida Seniors
A newly-released report shows that millions of Florida residents are benefitting from CFAL initiatives in the areas of housing, transportation and mobility, health and wellness, and injury prevention, to name a few.
DOEA Releases Report on Direct Service Workers in Florida
The Department conducted a statewide survey of employers ofÂ direct service workers to assess theÂ status of this workforce. This report presents those findings, as well as recent state and national initiatives to recruit workers and improve the care of elders.
DOEA Publishes Notice of Proposed Rule for 701 Assessment Instruments
The Department has completed the final phase of comments and revisions to the 701A, 701B, 701C, 701S, and 701T assessment instruments. As specified in the Notice of Proposed Rule, the 701 assessment instruments are now being formally adopted through the rulemaking process.
Department of Children and Families Shares Adult Protective Services Training
The presentation addressed mandatory reporting requirements; how to identify abuse, neglect, and exploitation; and the protective investigation process.
Governor Scott's Florida Families First Budget Recommends Increase of $24.2 Million to Serve More Florida Seniors
DOEA Works with Agingcare.com to Connect Seniors and Caregivers with Important Resources and Information
DOEA Website Nominated for Best Government and Education Site for Seniors. Vote for DOEA here:
Have Questions About the New Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Program?
Governor Scott: We Must Improve Cost, Quality and Access in Healthcare for Florida Families
DOEA Supports DOT in Observance of Older Driver Safety Awareness Week
Secretary Corley Presents DOEA Overview to the House Healthy Families Subcommittee
DOEA and Partners Publish Alzheimer's Disease Initiative Education Manual
Understanding & Dealing With Alzheimerâ€™s
Disease & Related Disorders more
The Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Initiative (ADI)
Floridaâ€™s Alzheimerâ€™s Disease Initiative (ADI) provides services to meet the changing needs of individuals and families affected by Alzheimerâ€™s disease and similar memory disorders.
DOEA Wins Governor's Savings Award
DOEA will realize $11.7 million in value-added savings for the state. The Governorâ€™s Savings Awardâ€ťhonors state government employees and partnering private-sector companies that work together in the interest of identifying cost savings and avoidances while increasing the effectiveness of government operations.
Elder Abuse Prevention Program Resources
On October 19, the Department hosted a national public webinar to educate all interested parties on the strategies for communicating with patients who have Alzheimerâ€™s Disease or Related Dementias (ADRD).
DOEA Releases Long Range Program Plan
FY 2013-2014 through FY 2017-2018. more
SHINE Request for Information (RFI)
DOEA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) seeking information from all interested parties, private or public, who can provide support of the Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) Program within their service delivery area. SHINE provides free and unbiased Medicare and Medicaid counseling to eligible beneficiaries and their care givers. SHINE is 100% federally funded through CMS (Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services).
Follow the link below to access the Request for Information:
Florida DOT Rolls Out New Guide for Senior Drivers
Florida has something new specifically designed for aging drivers. more
Chief Financial Officer Launches Website to Help Florida Seniors
The On Guard for Seniors website is designed to help seniors navigate through financial decisions. more
Assessing the Needs of Elder Floridians
Report documenting the results of a statewide survey conducted to measure elder Floridiansâ€™ needs. more
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