Guide to Florida State Agencies
and Community Resources for Aging


Florida Aging and Adult Services
Web site:

Florida Center for Personal Assistance Services (PAS)
Web site:

Florida Attorney General's Office
Senior Issues:
Formed in 1989 by the Attorney General, Vern Thornton and the American Association of Retired Persons, the program uses retired citizens not only to educate Floridians on consumer fraud but also to help in some consumer investigations.
Web site:

Florida Board of Nursing
Web Site:

Florida Department of Human Services
Division of Disability Determinations
1321 Executive Center Circle East, Suite 100
Tallahassee, FL
Web site:

Florida Department of Financial Services and Insurance
Web site:

Florida DRM Regional Resources Directory

Florida Nursing Home or Long Term Care Resources
If you are considering a move to an assisted living facility (ALF) or nursing home, it helps to know as much as possible about your long term care choices and how to evaluate residential facilities.

Florida Senior Citizen Transportation
Links to Florida driving resources.

Florida Senior Care
Florida seniors care directory for retirement homes across North America, from, providing a comprehensive and user friendly guide to seniors care retirement homes and centers.
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Florida Senior Directory
Many miscellaneous phone numbers for senior resources.

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)
Telephone: (512)480-9797
Fax: (512)480-9799
Web site:

Family Eldercare, Inc.
Consultation and Referral
Telephone: (512)450-0844
Fax: (512)459-6436
[email protected]
A non-profit, United Way Agency serving older adults and persons with disabilities.
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Groups for the Elderly
Provides older adults education for and access to computer technology to enhance their lives and enable them to share their knowledge and wisdom. The non-profit SeniorNet teaches seniors (age 50 plus) to use computers and the Internet at over 140 Learning Centers nationwide.
Web site:

Social Security Administration

Toll Free: 1/800-772-1213
TDD: 1/800-325-0778
Web site:

Links to Federal Agencies for the Aging