Elder Care Neighborhood Council of Franklin County’s mission is to bridge the gaps in companies for individuals over age 55 in our county. For those who or somebody you understand are in want of help of any form, please give us a name at 850-370-0116 so we might help you hyperlink with obtainable sources. Listed here are some sources we wish to share with you:
The Space Company on Ageing’s Elder Helpline, the quantity to name for data and referral, is at 1-800-963-5337. This quantity is who to name when you have questions on companies obtainable in our county. Proper now, throughout Medicare Open Enrollment Interval, educated SHINE counselors can be found by way of the Elder Helpline that will help you navigate your Medicare wants. It will make it easier to see drug costs and examine your present plan to others. SHINE gives free, unbiased medical insurance counseling and data for elders and their caregivers.
The Florida Abuse Hotline is 1800-962-2873. The Florida State Ombudsman is Michael Philips and he could be reached at 1-888-831-0404 for questions on rights, security or welfare of long-term care residents.
In case you are strolling or driving a motorbike as a part of your bodily distancing train actions, you possibly can request supplies from Florida Division of Transportation by calling 1-833-930-2952.
Authorized Companies of North Florida is 850-385-9007 and so they present illustration to low-income and weak people in civil issues. Fall danger prevention is at ncos.org/healthy-aging/falls-prevention/falls-free-checkup.
Make a plan to vote: Saturday, Oct. 31 is the final day to vote early and Tuesday, Nov. three is Election Day.
Assist us plan forward to ensure everybody over age 55 has a wholesome and related vacation season. Name us at 850-370-0116 or electronic mail [email protected] to see how one can get entangled. Holy Household Senior Heart in Apalachicola stays closed. Lunch is offered, Monday by way of Friday, for drive by decide up solely.
Tuesday, Dec. 1, is Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of giving. By no means underestimate the facility of your generosity in altering somebody’s life. We hope you’re staying protected and wholesome as we transfer into the autumn months. On behalf of ECCC, thanks on your kindness, generosity, and help. You make our work potential. Go to www.ecccfranklin.org or ECCC-E Triple C on Fb. E mail us at [email protected] to be added to our mailing record.