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Adult Day Care

Adult Day Care is a health and social program for individuals experiencing functional impairment.  Such impairment can be a physical, mental, social condition or cognitive deficit that affects an individual's ability to perform activities of daily living.  The program offers relief to family members or caregivers.

Community Action & Human Services
Address:
701 NW 1st Court Miami, FL. 33136
Phone: 786-469-4830

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Care Planning

This Program assists isolated elderly persons 60 years of age and older, when requests for help are directly received from persons in need, their families, neighbors, or other agencies. Assessing the person's problems, counseling, and developing a care plan are done in the person's home with their input. Services include helping people who require crisis intervention and need in-home care and regular monitoring. Emphasis is given to assisting functionally impaired people, enabling them to avoid institutionalization.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th Floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Community Services for the Elderly

22 Senior Centers through out Dade County, in which we provide a hot lunch, assistance with social needs, education, cultural and leisure time activities.

Community Action & Human Services
Address:
701 NW 1st Court Miami, FL. 33136
Phone: 786-469-4830

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Foster Grandparent Program

The Foster Grandparent Program provides part-time volunteer opportunities for low-income persons ages 60 and older to render supportive services to at-risk and special needs children. Participants receive an hourly stipend, transportation allowance, daily hot meals, annual physicals, casework services and information referrals.

Community Action & Human Services
Address:
2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Home Care Program

The Home Care Program provides homemaking, personal care, chore and respite services to elderly and young disabled people who need help with their activities of daily living. Homemaking includes light cleaning, shopping, meals preparation, washing dishes and laundry. Personal care includes assistance with bathing, grooming, dressing and feeding.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Active Adults

Miami-Dade Parks provide a wide variety of senior programs for adults ages 55 and older. The extensive selection of activities include sports and fitness programs, arts and crafts, sewing, ceramics, adaptive aquatics and field trips.

Active Adults

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Meals for the Elderly

Provides older persons with hot nutritious meals and activities in a Senior Center setting five days per week.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Meals on Wheels

Miami-Dade County Community Action and Human Services provides home delivered meals each week to low-income, ill and/or homebound persons with disabilities living within Miami-Dade County. Participants in the program receive seven frozen meals each week, along with fresh fruits, milk and other food items.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) acts as a clearinghouse to provide opportunities for persons 55 years of age and older to use their talents, skills and experiences to enrich the lives of others in meaningful ways. RSVP offers recognition and insurance coverage to everyone enrolled, transportation reimbursement, and meals are provided in some cases. Over 1,000 RSVP volunteers serve in 79 agencies and organizations throughout Miami-Dade County.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Senior Companions

Provides part-time volunteer opportunities for low income persons age 55 and older through its Senior Companion Program. The program provides participants the opportunity to enrich their lives through providing services to other seniors less able than themselves. This program strives to prevent or reduce the need for institutional care, there by helping the elderly to continue living at home.

Community Action & Human Services
Address: 2525 NW 62nd Street
4th floor
Miami, Florida 33147
Phone: 305-514-6000

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Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program

Through the Senior Housing Assistance Repair Program (SHARP) senior citizens may qualify for a forgivable interest-free home loan of up to $40,000 to make repairs on their homes which result in safer and more sanitary living conditions. The SHARP also can provide minor modifications to the homes of seniors with physical disabilities such as accessible bathroom fixtures, grab bars and railings.

Community Action and Human Services
Phone: 786-469-4730

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