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Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida - Elder Care

Area Agency on Aging helps seniors, as well as their caregivers. They offer a range of services, and referrals.

Services Include:

  • The Elder Helpline
  • Home- and Community-Based Care
  • SHINE (Medicare counseling)
  • Health & Wellness Workshops
  • Elder Abuse Prevention & Education
  • EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance)
  • MIPPA (Medicare savings for low income beneficiaries)
  • Statewide Medicaid-Managed Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services

Please call or visit website for more information.

Connecting People to Services - ACL Region 4

The group believes that services should be strong enough so individuals can be supported in their own home. Or other community-based settings. The group does not help people directly but has several programs to help connect them with services that do. These programs help older adults and people with disabilities. Helps them find supports and services that are needed to successfully live in their communities. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Programs Available:

Elder Helpline - Florida Department of Elder Affairs

This agency has many services for Florida's seniors. Each county has its own telephone number. You may also use the statewide toll-free number.

See the Florida Department of Elder Affairs website for more information.

Here you can find information about the following:

  • Adult Protective Services
  • Heath & Welfare
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Transportation
  • and more

Toll Free: 1.800.955.8770
TDD: 1.800.955.8771

Senior Friendship Centers - Friendship Cafés

Friendship Cafés provide nutritious, healthy food to people 60+. A suggested donation of $2 to $4 is asked to help cover the cost of the meals. While no one is denied a meal if unable to pay, the contribution helps to provide more meals for elders in the community. Contact for more information.

Friendship Café
23 North Polk Avenue
Arcadia, Florida 32466
863.494.5965
Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 12 PM
Lunch served: 11:30 AM

Mt. Zion A.M.E. Church
256 South Orange Avenue
Arcadia, Florida 34266
863.464.5965
Wednesday, 11 AM to 1 PM
Lunch served: None

SHINE - Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders

SHINE volunteers help Seniors with health insurance questions. They provide free information and unbiased counseling. Get Help with questions about: Medicare, Medicare supplements, Medicaid, Prescription assistance, Long-term care insurance, and Medicare fraud. Meet with a SHINE volunteer at area counseling sites or by telephone. We can do home visits for those who are housebound.

Please see the website for more information.