The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco – Pinellas, Inc. (AAAPP) has announced a Public Hearing for persons residing in Pasco County. Attendees will learn how Federal and State funds allocated for Senior Services will be used in Pasco County and gain knowledge of available resources for Seniors and/or family caregivers. Interested persons will be invited to comment on how these local services will be funded in 2012 and to comment about what they believe that Seniors need now and in the future. The hearing will be held:
The Florida Department of Elder Affairs publishes a bi-monthly publication called the "Elder Update". The July/August issue has articles about the Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program for the Elderly (EHEAP), Florida's Aging Road User Strategic Plan, maintaining oral health, a tai chi exercise program in New Port Richey, and more. You can read this issue online here. You can access back issues of the Elder Update here. In addition, you can receive a free print subscription to this publication by filling out the online form here.
The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas offers a free helpline, which provides assistance and referral information on government funded programs, non-profit agencies, and for-profit businesses that serve seniors in our county.