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Interview: 'Keep Moving' an important lesson for and from Dick Van Dyke

Appearing in the Tampa Bay Times Newspaper:   At age 89, Dick Van Dyke is a genuinely happy fella, peppering his speech with laughter like so much punctuation. The beloved entertainer explains how he stays that way in Keep Moving and Other Tips and Truths About Aging, his fifth book and the first he was raring to write. "The...  Read More

Picking best Medicare plan can save you money

As appeared in Tampa Bay Times newspaper:   Looking for the best price on life's boring necessities — car insurance, a washer and dryer, pool chemicals — not so much. Same goes for the pain of having to slog through mountains of data and numbers trying to find the best Medicare Advantage or Part D plan. But, at open...  Read More

Six reasons for Seniors to use Facebook

As Facebook ages — it's 10 years old this year — so does its users. Facebook is no longer exclusively a network for younger people. While it's losing teenagers by the bucket load, it's gaining users in the 55-plus demographic. According to the Pew Research Center's Internet Project, 45 percent of American seniors who are...  Read More

Report Elder Abuse in Florida

The Florida Department of Elder Affairs is committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the elders in Florida. The Department works in conjunction with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) Adult Protective Services and the Aging Network to protect disabled adults or elderly persons from further occurrences of abuse,...  Read More

Four Seniors Found Safe After Florida Lottery Joins New Silver Alert Partnership

A recent expansion of the Florida Silver Alert Program that displays the images of missing seniors on lottery ticket terminals at convenience stores has already proven to be a success. In the course of less than a month, four seniors who had gone missing were found because ofthis initiative. Read more on the Florida Silver Alert...  Read More

Florida's Aging and Disability Resource Centers

Florida's eleven Aging and Disability Resource Centers help persons age 60 and above and their loved ones find agencies and individuals who can provide assistance on a variety of issues - from housing and home care to meals, transportation and other vital areas of concern. Click below to find an ADRC near you. http://www.a...  Read More

Dementia Caregivers Resources, Inc.

Welcome to the Dementia Caregivers Resources, created by nationally renowned Approved Dementia Care Trainer Karen (Karle) Truman, PhD, to provide information, support and referrals for individuals and professionals who care for Loved Ones with dementia. The Dementia Caregivers Little Book of Hope - this is a must have guide for seasoned...  Read More

NAMI National Alliance on Mental Illness

What is NAMI? NAMI is the nation's voice on mental illness. Mental illness affects one in every four families. These families go to NAMI to help them cope with the challenges they face. When life gets rough "SEA" NAMI - Support Education Advocacy. www.NAMIFLORIDA.ORG  Read More