Northwest Florida Area Agency On Aging
The Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Aging and Disability Resource Center is not a direct provider of health or social services but rather the administrative agency for our area. The Agency collaborates with community-based service providers in the planning, coordination, development and evaluation of programs and services currently available for those residents who are 60 years old and older. The Aging and Disability Resource Center provides information and referral services to the aging population and well as persons with developmental disabilities.
Some services provided include:
Adult Day Care
Caregiver Training and Support
Home Delivered Meals
Congregate Dining Sites or Congregate Meal Sites
Emergency Alert Response systems
Information, Referral and Assistance provided by the Elder Helpline
Utility Discounts and Assistance
EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program)
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders)
Consumers, families and caregivers can access the Aging and Disability Resource Center by calling the Elder Helpline at 1.850.494.7100 or 1.866.531.8011.
The Elder Helpline is a statewide network that provides information, referral and assistance to seniors, persons with developmental disabilities, caregivers, professionals and the general public.
The statewide Elder Helpline can be reached at 1.800.963.5337.