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Combatting Contractor Fraud

Scams, Schemes & Frauds Impacting Older Adults and How to Avoid Being a Victim: Contractor Fraud To help keep Florida’s seniors safe, we put together some tips on how to combat scammers who might target seniors for their fraudulent practices, schemes, and other scams when it comes to home improvement or repairs. This information is […]

Elder Affairs Celebrates Record Funding and Enhanced Support for Florida’s Aging Network in 2022

Elder Affairs Celebrates Record Funding and Enhanced Support for Florida’s Aging Network in 2022 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Department of Elder Affairs Secretary Michelle Branham is excited to highlight the Department’s achievements under her first year of leadership, promoting Governor and First Lady DeSantis’ bold vision and commitment to strengthening Florida’s aging network. The Governor and First […]

State of Florida Dementia Caregiver Survey

On behalf of the State of Florida, the Department of Elder Affairs, and the State Health Improvement Plan Priority Area 1, please share this survey with caregivers. Florida has the second-highest prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) with over 580,000 residents with a diagnosis. ADRD does not only affect the individual but also those who […]

Interesting Facts

  Here are some interesting facts about older adults: Only 3.6% of people over 65 years old are in nursing homes. Elderly men are likely to live with a spouse while elderly women are more likely to live alone.   4 in 5 older adults will battle at least one chronic condition or illness such […]

This self-assessment connects you to the TCARE (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral) Program. This is a one-on-one caregiver support program that may require you to engage with an assigned TCARE Coach. If you wish to participate in the program, continue to the self-assessment. Please be advised that a TCARE Coach may be in contact with you via phone or email.

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