Monday, 24th November 2014 9:32:am

Senior Services

Senior Services

The Department of Senior Services offers a wide array of services to help seniors, their caregivers and families. Unfortunately, all services may not be available immediately upon request.

 Older Americans Act Title III Programs
This is a federally funded programs for persons 60 years of age or over. However, the most needy of our community will be given priority. There is no fee for these services, but all contributions are very much appreciated.

Services Provided Include:
 —Telephone Reassurance
—Congregate Meals
—Home Delivered Meals
—Homemaker Service
—Nutrition Education
—Respite Care

—Caregiver's Support Group

Meetings for the Caregiver's Support Group are held the 4th Thursday of the month at Spring Oaks, 7251 Grove Rd., Brooksville, FL. Call Linda at (352) 796-1426 for more information


Community Care for the Elderly
This state funded program provides a community-based service which offers an alternative to nursing home or institutional care.
To qualify for the various services, the client must be 60 years of age or over and be functionally impaired.
Fees are assessed on a sliding-scale basis, dependent on individual income and current expenses. In many cases, no fee is assessed. However, contributions are always welcomed.

Services provided include:
—Case Management
—Emergency Alert Response
—Home Delivered Meals
—Homemaker Service
—Personal Care
—Respite Care
—Alzheimer's Disease Initiative:
Assistance with Respite Care.
—Home Care for the Elderly:
Monthly financial assistance to caregiver.
—Emergency Energy Assistance:
Assistance with energy/utility crisis.

Retired Senior and Volunteer Program (RSVP):
Volunteer opportunities for retired individuals and seniors throughout Hernando, Lake, and Sumter counties at over 150 volunteer stations.
Hernando Location:
Retired Senior and Volunteer Program of Hernando
880 Kennedy Blvd.
Brooksville, Florida 34601
Phone: (352) 796-8117
Fax: (352) 796-6796
Project Coordinator: Jerry Childress

Lake and Sumter Location:
Retired Senior and Volunteer Program of Lake and Sumter
1211 Penn Street
Leesburg, Florida 34748
Phone: (352) 365-1995
Fax: (352) 787-4557
Project Coordinator: Jerry Childress


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