Northeast Florida Area Agency on Aging Inc
Rating: 4.76 stars 17 17 reviews
4160 Woodcock Dr Jacksonville FL 32207 USA
To empower individuals to age with independence and dignity by providing leadership direction, advocacy, and support for a comprehensive coordinated continuum of care.
We provide $21.4 million in grants to underwrite a range of services for the elderly and their families and caregivers in our seven county service area through a network of local service agencies. The services we offer through these contracts include, but are not limited to, emergency energy assistance, congregate and home delivered meals, recreation, education, shopping assistance, case management, health support, home repair and modification, adult day care, homemaker, personal care, legal assistance and transportation as well as support, training, counseling and respite for caregivers including grandparents raising grandchildren. We also manage the Elder Helpline, SHINE Program (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Elders) and Resource Center.
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5 people found this review helpful
I have been pleasantly surprised at the dedication of the volunteers who work for this agency. I have had the pleasure of interviewing some of the elders that we serve, and most of the responses were well pleased with the services being rendered. I am presently interviewing seniors about the dining facility, quality of food, etc., and so far, have found no serious complaints.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
the attention that the board volunteers and paid staff give to our inerviews and info gathered that lets us know what the seniors would like to have available in the way of activities, transportation, etc.
What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...
Interacting with the seniors- making them aware that they are valuable. I teach Irish Dancing, and, now & then, bring dancers to entertain, and sometimes, get some of the folks dancing
The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...
open to listening to the suggestions of otheres, even those newly serving
If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...
create a seven day center, well staffed and easily accessed
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About every month
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