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Elderly and Disability Services
Miami-Dade County offers a variety of elderly assistance programs.
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.
Foster Grandparent Program
The Foster Grandparent Program provides volunteer opportunities for low-income persons age 55 and older to render supportive services to at-risk and special needs children.
The Home Care Program provides homemaking, personal care, chore and respite services to elderly and adults with disabilities who need help with their activities of daily living in order to remain at home.
Meals for the Elderly
Provides older persons with hot nutritious meals and activities in a Senior Center setting five days per week.
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 seven geographic areas within Miami-Dade County.
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program
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.
Specialized Senior Centers
Several Specialized Centers are operated throughout the County. These centers provide various social and recreational activities.
Senior Companion Program
The Senior Companion Program provides low income persons, age 55 and older, the opportunity to enrich their lives through providing services to other seniors less able than themselves.Back to Top Page Last Edited: Wed Jan 9, 2013 3:00:11 PM
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