Online Resources for Seniors & Phone Directory

 

AARP or AOL: Keyword AARP
A membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.
http://www.aarp.org/

Access for Seniors
Senior citizen resources from the U.S. government.
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.html

Alzheimer Foundation of America
Optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families—through member organizations dedicated to improving quality of life
http://www.alzfdn.org

Agency for Health Care Administration
Better health care for all Floridians.
http://ahca.myflorida.com/

American Health Care Association
Consumer information about long-term care.
http://www.LongTermCareLiving.com/

Health Care Financing Administration NH Compare
Health Care Financing Administration NH Compare

American Society on Aging
Enhancing the skills and knowledge of those working with older adults and their families.http://www.asaging.org/index.cfm

Dehydration in Seniors

http://www.consumerdangers.com/nursing-home-abuse/dehydration/

 

Guardian Association of Pinellas Co.
Professional Guardianship information and guardian directory for Tampa Bay area.
http://guardianassociation.org/

Florida Assisted Living Association
FALA lobbied successfully through subsequent years to increase funding for ALFs, find new sources of funding (Medicaid Waiver) and to change the then unpopular name of ACLFs to the preferred name that we use today, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs). http://www.falausa.com/

Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center
The Mesothelioma & Asbestos Awareness Center is an online support and advocacy center that offers educational support to mesothelioma patients, family members, and caregivers. We provide up-to-date information about issues related to mesothelioma cancer and other medical conditions caused by asbestos exposure.
https://www.maacenter.org/

Mesophelioma Veterans Center

United States Military veterans make up over 30% of all patients with malignant mesothelioma, caused by exposure to asbestos. Learn more about your benefits options with our VA-accredited claims agents, all free of charge. 

https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/

Neighborly Care Network

A nonprofit organization providing meals and other life-sustaining services to the frail, homebound, seniors and their families for 35 years in Pinellas.
http://www.neighborly.org/

Senior Friend Finder
Where singles come for dating, romance, love and marriage!
http://www.seniorsdating.com/

The Options of Retirement and Property
Property In Retirement provides all the information you need to help you make an informed decision about what is best for you in retirement.
http://www.propertyinretirement.co.uk/

Suncoast Alzheimer's & Gerontology Center
Suncoast Alzheimer's Information Line (SAIL). Our SAIL line is available to provide information on Alzheimer's disease, care-giving, memory loss and services.
http://health.usf.edu/medicine/suncoastalzheimers/services.htm

 

Veterans Services & Resources

Veterans Benefits for Seniors
Tips for Your Next PCS Move
Service Members’ Legal Rights While on Active Duty
Guide to Financial Assistance for Military Families
Sesame Street for Military Families
Operation American Dream: A Guide to Buying and Keeping Your Home in the Military
Employment Resources for Military Spouses
Military Servicemembers' Guide to Starting a Business

 

Telephone Contacts

AGENCY FOR HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION
Pinellas/Pasco/Hillsborough - 727-552-1133
Sarasota/Ft. Myers - 239-338-2366
  
AGING AND ADULT SERVICES
Pinellas/Pasco - 727-588-6885
  
ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION
Nationwide - 800-272-3900
Pinellas - 727-578-2558
Hillsborough - 813-684-1296
Manatee/Sarasota - 941-365-8883
Spring Hill - 352-688-4537
 
AARP
American Association of Retired Persons
888-OUR-AARP
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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY
Manatee - 941-745-1214
Pinellas - 727-546-9822
Sarasota - 941-365-2858
Tampa  -813-254-3630
Venice - 941-497-4309
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AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION
Pinellas/Pasco - 727-848-8924
Manatee/Sarasota - 941-927-4997
St. Petersburg - 727-570-8610
State Office - 727-570-8809
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AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION
Hillsborough - 813-962-4448
Manatee - 800-771-5862
Pinellas - 727-347-6133
Sarasota - 941-377-5864
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AREA AGENCY ON AGING
Statewide - 800-262-2243
Hillsborough/Manatee -813-740-3888
Pasco/Pinellas -727-570-9696
Sarasota - 941-332-4233
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ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION
Manatee - 941-739-2729
 
CANCER RELATED
Cancer Answers - 800-456-7121
Cancer Information and Counseling - 800-523-3777
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ELDER HELPLINE
Statewide - 800-963-5337
Hillsborough/Manatee - 800-336-2226
Pinellas/Pasco - 800-861-8111
Sarasota - 866-505-4888
Hernando - 352-796-0485
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ELDER INFORMATION
Elder Information - 813-272-5250
 
FLORIDA BAR-ELDERLY REFERRAL PANEL
Statewide - 800-342-8011
 
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ELDER AFFAIRS
Statewide - 800-963-5337
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES
Statewide - 800-342-2762
 
LONG TERM OMBUDSMAN COUNCIL
Pinellas - 727-588-6912
Pasco - 727-834-3127
Hillsborough/Manatee - 813-558-5591
Sarasota - 941-338-1493
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MEALS ON WHEELS
Hillsborough - 813-238-8410
Pasco - 727-834-3340
Pinellas - 727-573-7773
Sarasota - 941-366-6693
Manatee - 941-747-4655
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MEDICARE
Medicare Hotline - 800-638-6833
 
MESOTHELIOMA & ASBESTOS AWARENESS CENTER
https://www.maacenter.org/
 
NEIGHBORLY SENIOR SERVICES
Pinellas -  727-573-9444
Manatee -  941-758-9967
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SENIOR FRIENDSHIP CENTERS
Sarasota - 941-955-2122
 
SENIOR HELPLINE
Pinellas/Pasco - 800-861-8111
Sarasota - 866-505-4888
Manatee - 800-336-2226
 
SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION
Statewide - 800-772-1213
 
STATE OF FLORIDA VETERAN'S AFFAIRS
Statewide - 727-319-7400
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VETERAN'S ADMINISTRATION
Statewide - 800-827-1000
 
Counseling - CATHOLIC CHARITIES OF THE DIOCESE
Pinellas - 727-893-1313
Sarasota - 941-379-9111
Hillsborough - 813-631-4370
 
DIRECTIONS FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Pinellas - 727-524-4464
 
GULF COAST JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES
Pinellas/Pasco - 727-538-7150
Hillsborough - 813-987-6700
Sarasota/Manatee - 941-366-2224
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JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES
Hillsborough - 813-987-6700
Sarasota/Manatee - 941-366-2224
 
LUTHERAN MINISTRIES OF FLORIDA
Regional - 813-877-9303
 
SUNCOAST CENTER FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH
Regional - 727-327-7656

 

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