Program areas at Council on Aging of West Florida
In-Home Respite - Provides the primary caregiver relief for a specified time period from the constant,continued care of a functionally impaired older person in the home environment.
Home Delivered Meals - Nutritionally balanced meals delivered to homebound individuals Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Congregate Meals - A neighborhood based program which offers the opportunity for active adults to share their noon meal with others their age and to participate in recreational activities, nutrition education, arts and crafts, and other social activities.
Senior Companions - A part of Senior Corps, a network of the national service programs that matches volunteers with their homebound peers with special needs. Senior Companions assist with running errands, preparing meals, writing letters, and other daily tasks.
Adult Day Care - Provides respite for caregivers while at the same time preventing premature long-term care facility admission for individuals who cannot be left alone during the day. This program includes meals, activities, supervision by a RN or LPN and assistance with some activities of daily living.
Other Community Service Programs (Nutrition Education, Outreach, Recreation, Senior Farmers Market Nutrition, and Transportation)
Social Service Programs - An in-depth program which identifies problems for the elderly and develops solutions to those problems. Case management (CM), case aide (CA), and screening/assessment (SA) are just a few of the services offered.
Home Services Programs
Senior Companions - Relief - Provides relief to caregivers by offering short-term, temporary respite care and companionship to homebound individuals.
Foster Grandparents - A part of Senior Corp, a network of national services programs that unite eligible adults with at-risk children at sites such as schools, hospitals, detention centers, and daycare centers.