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Elder Helpline

Elder Helpline: Toll Free 866.413.5337  Call this number for information on home and community-based services through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the Area Agency on Aging of Southwest Florida.  The Elder Helpline is your starting point to access federal or state funded programs and services offered through The Friendship Centers in the communities we serve. This nationwide network conducts preliminary interviews needed to connect people needing services to providers.

Friendship at Home

Friendship at Home matches caring volunteers with isolated seniors through Telephone Reassurance, Friendly Visitor and Supportive Intervention programs. Volunteers are offered orientation. training and continuing education classes, before being paired with clients according to interests and schedules. Professional support is provided to answer volunteer questions.

Social Services & Case Management

Helping older adults live independently in their own homes for as long as possible is the focus of Senior Friendship Centers' Social Services and Case Management. Case Managers match service options available through programs funded at the State and Federal levels to help clients receive the care they need.

 

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