Travel with dementia experts from any computer on the Virtual BRAIN BUS

10 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Older Adults

Older Americans Act RFP Awards

   

Stop Unemployment Fraud by Staying Vigilant

     

Share Your Experience with SNAP

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2021 FL State Health Assessment Provider & Resident Surveys

The Health Council of Southeast Florida along with all of the local health councils in Florida, is working with a diverse array of partners to develop the 2021 Florida State Health Assessment and the 2022-2026 Florida State Health Improvement Plan. A major component of this process is to gather the perspectives of Florida residents, as well as those who provide, coordinate or manage health care for Florida residents.          

Elder Update

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Livable Communities Newsletter

The Livable Communities e-newsletter is a bi-monthly publication that shares resources and best practices of Florida's Age-Friendly communities.

Press Release: Secretary of Elder Affairs Richard Prudom thanks the Aging Network and Funders for Life-Changing Work

West Palm Beach, FL – In a typical week in February of this year, 13,058 seniors in the five-county service area received meals at either a congregate meal site or at home with home delivered meals. The week of May 10th the Aging Network Partners provided nearly 40,000 meals to seniors. This represents an incredible 207% increase.

Press Release: Aging Network at Work Feeding Homebound Seniors

West Palm Beach, FL – The Aging Network of Palm Beach and the Treasure Coast is receiving federal stimulus funding to support 60+ seniors with food during COVID-19. The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast (Agency) is ensuring the funding goes to support homebound seniors in a 5-county area under a contract with Florida’s Department of Elder Affairs.

Press Release: Area Agency on Aging Expands its Virtual Office Plan

West Palm Beach, FL – A grant from the COVID-19 Response Fund of the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties has enabled the Agency on Aging to expand its remote computing infrastructure by providing soft phone enabled laptops for Helpline associates. This has made it possible for Helpline staff to accomplish the critical work of providing client services for seniors and adults with a disability and caregivers in Palm Beach and Martin counties remotely in accordance with the Agency’s COVID-19 Virtual Office Plan.

Press Release: Stimulus Dollars Provide Meals for More Seniors

Press Release: Stimulus Dollars Provide Meals for More Seniors

Florida Department of Elder Affairs Shares Guidance with Seniors to Protect Against Medicare Fraud During COVID-19

Florida Department of Elder Affairs Shares Guidance with Seniors to Protect Against Medicare Fraud During COVID-19

Reduce Your Risk of Tax Identity Theft

It is officially tax season, and that can also mean scam season. The article below outlines some tips and information you can use to prevent yourself from becoming a victim of tax identity theft.

Inspector General Warns Public About New Twist to Social Security Phone Scams

The Inspector General of Social Security, Gail S. Ennis, is warning the public that telephone scammers may send faked documents by email to convince victims to comply with their demands. The Social Security Administration Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has received reports of victims who received emails with attached letters and reports that appeared to be from Social Security or Social Security OIG. The letters may use official letterhead and government “jargon” to convince victims they are legitimate; they may also contain misspellings and grammar mistakes.