Martin County Transit Development Plan Wants to Hear From You!
SHINE Medicare Open Enrollment Period
The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast is reminding residents that their Serving Health Insurance Needs of elders (SHINE) program has specifically trained counselo9rs to help educate and empower Medicare beneficiaries, their families and caregivers to understand their health care options so they can make the best decisions for their individual needs during the Open Enrollment Period.
Governor Ron DeSantis Proclaims September 18 - 22 Falls Prevention Awareness Week
Beware of Imposter Scam 2.0!
The oldest scam in the book has been upgraded, Imposter Scam 2.0 is here. Scammers are using Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology to replicate people’s voices to trick seniors into making them believe that they are talking to a relative or a close friend. With Imposter Scams costing Americans about $2.6 million; losing a life savings can be detrimental to one’s health and wellbeing. To learn more about Artificial Intelligence and how scammers are using it, please visit https://www.foxnews.com/politics/ai-voice-clone-scams-hitting-elderly-americans-senators-warn. If you’re interested in scheduling a Fraud, Scams and…
Retirees are Losing Their Life Savings to Romance Scams
Retirees are Losing Their Life Savings to Romance Scams. Here's What to Know.
State of Florida Reminds Seniors to Be Aware of Potential Scams Following Hurricane Ian
State of Florida Reminds Seniors to Be Aware of Potential Scams Following Hurricane Ian TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As Hurricane Ian recovery efforts continue, there are many services offered by the state and our private sector to keep Floridians resilient. During the rebuild process ahead, Florida Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Michelle Branham is reminding the public about common scams that oftentimes target older Floridians following disasters. The Department has published a digital Disaster Resource Guide with detailed tips and resources specifically geared toward older Floridians, which can be found at https://…
Press Release: Legal Aid Society Expands Services to the Treasure Coast
West Palm Beach, FL – The Area Agency on Aging of Palm Beach/Treasure Coast, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of the services of the Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County (Legal Aid) under the Older American’s Act. Effective October 1, 2022, Legal Aid will provide services to the 5 counties including Palm Beach, Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties.
How to prepare for hurricanes and avoid storm-related scams
Helpline Director Don Hill is the featured guest on Touched by an Angel
Fast Facts: Preventing Elder Abuse
Elder abuse is an intentional act or failure to act that causes or creates a risk of harm to an older adult. An older adult is someone age 60 or older. The abuse occurs at the hands of a caregiver or a person the elder trusts.
Protect Yourself from Identity Theft ~ It Can Happen to Anyone
Health Care District of Palm Beach County Collaborates with the Area Agency on Aging to Protect Seniors
76-year-old cancer patient finds joy, healing in West Palm Beach classroom Foster Grandparent Program
Become an ALZ STAR
Community Foundation for Palm Beach and Martin Counties Funds Meals for Seniors
30+ Legal Documents for Aging Parents to Have In Order
Helpline Director Don Hill is interviewed by Scott Greenberg
Don Hill the Area Agency on Aging's Helpline Director is Scott Greenberg's guest on Scott's radio show Oh, My God, I'm Getting Older and So Is My Mom.
Why aren't more people comparison shopping for health plans?
10 Cybersecurity Best Practices for Older Adults
Older Americans Act RFP Awards
Share Your Experience with SNAP
Share Your Experience with SNAP