The National Institute of Health has a wonderful library of information available to the public on issues pertaining to health. Start with reviewing information about falls prevention.
The National Council on Aging has a variety of information available on fall risk assessment and preventative measures. Please check out their website for these free downloadable resources.
The Center for Disease Control has a wealth of timely information available to the public. Check out this section encouraging safety and falls prevention to keep older adults on their feet both at home and out in public.
Pinellas County Consumer Protection Investigators are available to speak with you regarding unresolved consumer transactions, scams and much more. To learn about the free services offered by your local consumer protection office, click the button below to visit their website.
The Federal Trade Commission has all the latest information on scams and fraud targeting citizens of all ages every day. Check out the 30 different types of fraud that have been identified so far, including new ones connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. Be safe -- ignore Robocalls and protect yourself!
The AARP Fraud Watch Network began in 2013 to recognize the growing threat of telephone and internet fraud and help people spot and avoid scams. Sign up for free Watchdog Alerts, review the scam-tracking map, or call the toll-free fraud helpline for assistance.
The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas is a non-profit organization that has been serving seniors and individuals with disabilities in their Florida community since 1974. AAAPP is trusted resource coordinating a network of partners and providers to better meet the needs of the aging population in their area.
Senior Connection Center is a non-profit organization serving as the aging and disability resource center for Hillsborough, Manatee, Polk, Highlands, and Hardee Counties in Florida. SCC is trusted to connect seniors and their caregivers to the community programs, services, and resources they need most.
All Centers for Independent Living (CILs) throughout the country offer 5 Core Services: Information/Referral, Independent Living Skills Training, Peer Mentoring, Individual/Systemic Advocacy, and Transition/Diversion. DAC in Pasco Pinellas has additional programs specific to the needs of the community.
NHSTA encourages all older drivers and caregivers to talk about driving safety. Their materials help us understand how aging can affect driving and what we can do to continue driving safely as we age, such as adapting a vehicle to meet specific needs.
More than 20 years ago, a Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) pilot program conducted by FDOT kickstarted the now statewide Safe Mobility for Life Program. The Safe Mobility for Life Coalition has developed a very comprehensive, data-driven and evaluation based strategic safety plan to reduce injuries and fatalities for Florida's aging population.
Many, if not most, of our audience members are caregivers for a loved one (family member, spouse, neighbor, or friend). Listen in to Linda's radio show on Fridays at 1:00 pm or peruse her website for resources, education, and solutions to your care giving needs.
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P.S. We also like chocolate chip cookies if you ever want to bring any to our rehearsals. Thank you!