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The Elder Helpline, a service of Elder Options, is your starting point for seeking information and other kinds of assistance for seniors, persons with disabilities, and their caregivers. The Elder Helpline is part of Florida’s Aging & Disability Resource Center network that provides callers with information, referrals, choices, and assistance in accessing the many services available to older adults, persons with disabilities, their caregivers, and family members.
Counselors will screen seniors, persons with disabilities and caregivers for in-home or community programs, like assisted living facilities
Options and Medicaid Benefits Counselors provide counseling and screening for seniors, persons with disabilities, and their caregivers and families as the single entry point for accessing a variety of programs designed to provide supports in the community or at home.
What is the Care Transitions Program?
Help available after hospital release.
The Care Transitions Program provides assistance for individuals who are just released from a hospital or rehab stay and need help while they recuperate in their own homes. This service is currently only available through referrals from the UF Health Shands Hospital. Care Transitions provides help and support for qualifying seniors for up to 30 days. Click the image/link above for more information.