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Resources

Music & Memory

Music&Memory

Tapestry of Tallahassee is a proud supporter of this nationally-acclaimed program. Learn how Tapestry and others use music to foster healing and improve the quality of life for folks with a memory-related diagnosis.

Tallahassee Senior Center

The City of Tallahassee has one of the most active Senior Centers in the nation. Learn about upcoming events and educational opportunities offered through the center. 

www.talgov.com/seniors/SeniorsHome.aspx

Alzheimer’s Project

Family and individual counseling, a volunteer respite training, information and referral, and Powerful Tools for Caregivers- a six-week class offered several times a year in partnership with the Tallahassee Senior Center.

http://alzheimersproject.org

Alzheimer’s Association Central & North Florida Chapter

The Alzheimer’s Association, Central & North Florida Chapter serves 31 counties with education and support as well as raising funds for research. To goal is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.

www.alz.org/cnfl

Florida Assisted Living Federation of America (FL ALFA)

Tapestry is a proud member of Florida’s largest professional provider association.  Learn how FL ALFA advocates for seniors and their families.  

www.flalfa.org

Department of Elder Affairs

The Department provides most services through its Division of Statewide Community-Based Services, which works through the state’s eleven Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to deliver essential services to a vital segment of the population. The Department also directly administers a wide range of programs, ranging from the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program, Office of Public and Professional Guardians, and Communities for a Lifetime to SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) and CARES (Comprehensive Assessment and Review for Long-Term Care Services). 

elderaffairs.state.fl.us/index.php

Medicare 

 Learn about benefits available or search for a Medicare certified healthcare provider  

www.medicare.gov

Family Caregiver Alliance, National Center on Caregiving

Online library and support groups for families caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions.

www.caregiver.org/national-center-caregiving

Tallahassee Memorial Health Care

Promotes and arranges for a variety of healthy living, educational programs, speakers for local health issues, and regional symposiums. 

tmh.org

Capital Regional Medical Center

Arranges for a variety if preventative health educational programs as well as a “consult-a-nurse” health question and answer forum. 

capitalregionalmedicalcenter.com

Safe Mobility for Life Coalition

The Safe Mobility for Life Coalition’s mission is to improve the safety, access and mobility of Florida’s aging road users by developing a comprehensive strategic plan to reduce injuries and crashes among this vulnerable population.

 www.safeandmobileseniors.org

Florida Health Care Association

FHCA is a federation representing more than 1,000 members and more than 500 facilities that provide skilled nursing, post-acute and sub-acute care, short-term rehabilitation, assisted living and other services to the frail elderly and individuals with disabilities in Florida. FHCA also has more than 400 associate members/companies that provide valuable products and services to long term care providers. 

www.fhca.org

Blogs:

Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

http://www.healthinaging.org/resources/resource:tips-for-avoiding-caregiver-burnout/

http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/avoid-caregiver-burnout

Choosing an Assisted Living Community

https://www.ourparents.com/articles/how_to_choose_an_assisted_living_facility

Decluttering and Preparing for a Move

http://therealorder.com/moving-relocation/rightsizing-for-seniors-7-steps-for-preparing-to-move/