Department of Children and Families provides Adult Protective Services. They help adults who may be at risk of being harmed or neglected. DCF also helps adults who are unable to take care of themselves. Clients may be elderly or have a disability. Please call 1.800.962.2873 or visit website for more information.
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Elder Options offers a number of services to seniors. They can answer questions about insurance or Medicare. There are services for those being released from the hospital and need help at home. Caregivers can take a 12-hour caregiver course. Please see the website for more information.
Florida Telecommunications Relay Service provides phones for those who qualify.
Phones are for those who are:
- Hard of Hearing
- Speech Challenged
Please call or visit website for more information.
This group works to support individuals in their own homes. It also help others who are in community-based settings. It does this by funding many services and organizations. Please call 800.677.1116 or visit the website to learn more.
Marion Senior Services provides In-Home Support Services, such as:
- Adult Day Care
- Case Management
- Consumable Medical Supplies
- Emergency Alerts
- Energy Assistance
- Homemaker Services
- Legal Assistance
- Meals on Wheels
- Nutritional Supplements
- Personal Care
- Respite Care
There is a waiting list for most programs. Clients are ranked based on level of need. Fees for service are determined at the time of the in-home assessment. It will vary based on the client’s ability to pay. Fees range from no charge for Medicaid clients, to a small monthly co-pay for CCE clients, to full pay for private clients. Most programs are for persons at least 60 years of age. Medicaid also requires meeting income and asset criteria. The Home Care and Alzheimer’s programs require a caregiver in the home. Eligibility may also be based on need. Call for more information.
This foundation has a respite relief program. It is for military and veteran caregivers. The program offers access to free, short term relief. Help is in the form of in-home care professionals. Please call or visit the website for more information.
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.