MIAMI/DADE COUNTY SERVICES – includes Day Care, Home Care, Care Planning, Meals for the Elderly, Senior Centers and more – Click on the link below which will take you to all of these individual services and their respective telephone numbrs:
Jewish Family Services – Boca Raton and Delray – contact Naomi at: 561 558 2542–
Ruth & Norman Rales Jewish Family Services offers help, hope and humanity through our comprehensive range of programs and services which support people of all ages and beliefs.
With locations in Boca Raton and Delray Beach, JFS programs and services include food and financial assistance, senior services, counseling and mental health services and many volunteer opportunities.
Funding is provided by private and corporate support, grants, special events and individuals who support our mission and bring hope to thousands in need.
NE Focal Point Senior Services – Deerfield Beach, 954 480 4449
The Department of Senior Services provides a structured and comprehensive array of programs and services that improves the independence, community engagement and quality of life of adults, seniors and children of Deerfield Beach and northern Broward County. The N.E. Focal Point has expanded and now operates and administers an Alzheimer’s Day Care Center, Senior Center, Adult Day Services Center, a Multicultural Adult Day Services program, a Preschool and a Thrift Shop.
State of Florida – Department of Elder Affairs – Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (ADI) http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/alz.php
The ADI provides caregiver RESPITE services and support. ADI respite includes in-home, facility-based (usually at adult day care centers), emergency, and extended care (up to 30 days) for caregivers who serve patients with memory disorders. To find an Alzheimer’s Respite Provider, call the Elder Helpline at 1-800-963-5337.
The ADI includes services provided by Memory Disorder Clinics (MDCs). The MDCs provide comprehensive diagnostic and referral services for persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders. The state of Florida has designated and funded 15 Memory Disorder Clinics that provide comprehensive assessments, diagnostic services, and treatment to individuals who exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. The clinics also develop training programs and materials, and conduct training for caregivers, respite service providers, and health care professionals in the care of persons with Alzheimer’s disease and related memory disorders. MEMORY DISORDER CENTERS: See this link for a detailed list: http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/alz/MDC_contact_list.pdf
ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS: http://www.floridahealthfinder.gov/index.html