Elder Care Servies Serving Frostproof, FL

Below is a list of caregivers in Frostproof, FL that provide elder care services.

DCF - Adult Protective Services - Polk

4720 Old Highway 37
Lakeland, FL 33813
Investigates all reports of abuse, neglect or exploitation of the frail, elderly or disabled adults, through observation, evidence gathering, and collateral contacts.

Department of Children and Families Abuse Hotline *Florida*

1317 Winewood Boulevard
Building 6
Tallahassee, FL 32399
The Florida Abuse Hotline serves as the central reporting center for allegations of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation for all children and vulnerable adults in Florida. Serves children and vulnerable adults who are the victims of maltreatment as well as vulnerbale adults in need of services. (Confidential reports)

FL Department of Elder Affairs

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Mission: To foster an environment that promotes well-being for Florida's elders and enables them to remain in their homes and communities.

Florida Rural Legal Services - Polk, Highlands, Hardee

963 E. Memorial Blvd.
PO Box 24688
Lakeland, FL 33802
Legal service provider for Highlands and Hardee counties. Provides legal representation, education, counseling, referral, advance directives.

Florida Senior Legal Helpline

1302 North 19th St Suite 400
Tampa, FL 33605
Provides free legal advice and brief services by telephone for seniors to address civil legal questions regarding housing, health care, family law, employment, advance directives, and many other issues. When clients need representation in Court or other extended services, we help them find free legal providers in their area.

Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) Program

4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
SHINE gives free information and assistance on Medicare, Medicaid, Medigap, long term care, supplemental insurance, and other health insurance benefits

SHINE Insurance Counseling

5905 Breckenridge Parkway, Suite F
Tampa, FL 33610
Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders (SHINE) is a volunteer-based program that assists Medicare beneficiaries, their caregivers and family members in making informed decisions about Medicare and other health insurance issues. SHINE can also provide information regarding Medicaid, long-term care insurance planning, and prescription assistance programs.

South Central FL Long Term Care Ombudsman Council

200 N. Kentucky Ave., Suite 222
Lakeland, FL 33801
Composed of volunteers appointed by the governor. Receives, investigates and resolves complaints against Nursing Homes, Assisted Living Facilities and Adult Family Care Homes. Annually inspects long-term care facilities.

West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc.

5905 Breckenridge Parkway
Suite F
Tampa, FL 33610
A not-for-profit organization that funds and administers programs and services to help elders live independently in their own homes or in the least restrictive settings for as long as possible. The Area Agency on Aging, mandated by the Older Americans Act, administers public funds and private grants and donations for senior services in Hillsborough, Polk, Manatee, Highlands and Hardee Counties. Specific programs include: SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders), Senior Wellness, and the Elder Helpline.