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Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida - Elder Care

Area Agency on Aging helps seniors, as well as their caregivers. They offer a range of services, and referrals.

Services Include:

  • The Elder Helpline
  • Home- and Community-Based Care
  • SHINE (Medicare counseling) Health & Wellness Workshops
  • Elder Abuse Prevention & Education
  • EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance)
  • MIPPA (Medicare savings for low income beneficiaries)
  • Statewide Medicaid-Managed Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services

Please call or visit website for more information.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center - Adaptive Telephone Equipment Loan Program

Deaf and Hard of Hearing Center offers equipment on long-term loan with Florida residents. Residents must be hard of hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, or speech challenged. The equipment is offered at no charge to the consumer.

Equipment offered include:

  • TTY's
  • Volume/Tone Control Phones
  • Volume/Visual Phone Signalers

Please call for visit website for more information.

FTRI - Special Telephones for the Hearing/Speech Challenged

FTRI has special telephone equipment for people who are hearing or speech challenged. Clients can call other people who use a standard phone. There are also services available for those who speak Spanish.
FTRI has a variety of amplified phones, TTY, Voice Carry-Over (VCO), Hearing Carry-Over (HCO) and CapTel phones. Please see the website for all available equipment.

To qualify, client must be a permanent Florida resident, at least 3 years of age, has a certified hearing loss or speech difficulty and a working landline.

To call Florida Relay, dial 7-1-1 or use one of the phone numbers below:
Voice: 1.800.955.8770
TTY: 1.800.955.8771
ASCII: 1.800.955.1339
VCO-Direct: 1.877.955.8260
STS: 1.877.955.5334
Spanish: 1.877.955.8773