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2011 News

Statement from DOEA Secretary Charles T. Corley on Governor Scott's 2012-2013 Budget Recommendations
Tallahassee, Fla. - "Over 95 percent of the Department’s $756 million budget is spent on providing direct services to more than 900,000 Floridians age 60 and older." more

Florida Celebrates Intergenerational Week
Intergenerational week provides an opportunity to honor children, teens, adults, and elders.

DOEA and FDLE Mark the Third Anniversary of Silver Alert
October 7, 2011 - To date, 377 Silver Alerts have been issued, with 367 seniors located safely, and 51 of those recoveries attributed directly to the Silver Alert. more

DOEA Releases Updated Consumer Resource Guide
This Consumer Resource Guide is about services for elders, their caregivers, ... more

Governor Scott Names Charles T. Corley to Lead Elder Affairs
August 25, 2011 - Governor Scott names Charles T. Corley to lead Elder Affairs. more

New Medicare Annual Enrollment Dates
New Medicare Annual Enrollment Period Dates are from October 15 to December 7. more

Designation of Teaching Agency
Designation of a Home Health Agency as a Teaching Agency for Home and Community-Based Care more

Faith-Based Survey Results
Via this survey, we anticipate the ability to better link the Florida senior network with faith-based organizations by learning more about the services being offered statewide through the faith community. more

Old News: 2013. 2012

Elder Helpline
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