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Senior Services

AARP: 

nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization to address  aging, retirement, positive morale, geriatrics, discounts & networking. aarp.org –  Statewide 888-687-2277

Alliance for Aging:

The Area Agency on Aging has information about resources for seniors and under 65 disabled.  allianceforaging.org – Countywide 786-862-6078; Aging & Disability Resource Center 305-670-4357

Compassionate Care Hospice:

Providing hospice and palliative care services. amedisys.com – Countywide 786-329-4035

Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program (EHEAP):

Assistance for home energy emergencies to qualified, low income households with at least one person age 60 or older.  allianceforaging.org – Countywide 305-670-4357 or 800-963-5337

Florida DCF- Adult Protective Services:

Protective services for  elderly & disabled adults, protective payee accounts, supportive services. myflfamilies.com – Statewide 800-962-2873

JOY Center (Just Older Youth, Inc.):

The teen center for people over 50. Programs and services meet social and emotional needs, promote mental and physical wellness, and stimulate creativity and intellectual interests.  justolderyouthinc.org – Upper Keys 

Kindred Hospice:

Hospice care and Memory Care Program for Alzheimers and other forms of dementia. kindredhealthcare.com – Upper Keys 305-451-7005, 866-546-3733

Monroe County Nutrition Program:

Congregate meals/ nutrition  sites, home delivered meals, Senior Centers, community volunteer opportunities.  monroecounty-fl.gov – Key West 305-292-4522

Monroe County Social Services:

On-going emergency food assistance, home delivered meals, homemaking, respite, personal care, chores, computers and wifi.  monroecounty-fl.gov  – Countywide 305-292-4408

Monroe County Transit:

Senior and disability-related transportation program, no fee for citizens 60 and older, door-to-door services, do not provide transport from Key-to-Key except in the Middle Keys.  monroecounty-fl.gov/142/Transportation – Key West 305-292-4424

National Council on Aging’s Benefits Enrollment Center:

Assistance applying for SNAP food assistance, Medicaid, and Medicare Savings Program. https://becs.benefitscheckup.org/welcome – Countywide 305-671-6356; Spanish 305-671-6376

Older Americans Advisory Board:

Provides the Monroe County Board of Commissioners input on local issues affecting older residents.  monroecounty-fl.gov – Countywide 305-853-0907

Parkinson's Support Group:

Monthly Key West Support Group meetings, call for information.  Key West 305-395-2897

Poinciana Gardens Senior Community:

Independent and assisted living studio, 1 or 2 bedroom units for seniors over 50.  KeyWestSeniorLiving.com – Key West 305-440-3191

Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP):

Volunteer matched with an agency of their choice to use their talents and build social network. nationalservice.gov/programs/senior-corps800-942-2677

Senior Companions Program:

Senior companions 55 and older help  adults who have difficulty with tasks such as shopping and paying bills. nationalservice.gov/programs/senior-corps800-942-2677  

SHINE- Florida SHIP/SMP:

Free and unbiased info about Medicare and related plans, plan comparison, appeals and more.  floridashine.org – Countywide 305-671-6356; Spanish 305-671-6376

VITAS Healthcare:

Hospice care and related services. vitas.com – Upper Keys 305-853-0367