Virtual Senior Gems Presentation For Family Caregivers

Virtual Senior Gems presentation for family caregivers on Friday, December 18th, at 10AM given by Ginny Wolfe, Educator for Senior Helpers. Senior Gems “takes a positive approach to Alzheimer’s and dementia care, focusing on what they can do instead of what they cannot do.”    If you are interested, email Sandie at Sandie@fpclakeland.org or call … Read more

Polk County CARES for Seniors and the Disabled Assistance Program

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners has allocated $10 million for this program. Qualifying households will receive $2,000 to help with additional expenses incurred as a result of COVID-19. Only one application per household will be accepted. The application period for this program is now closed (updated–see last paragraph).  In the event  more funds … Read more

“Fraud Alert: Scammers Claiming to be with DOJ, Preying on Elderly”

The title of this post, and other quotations, are taken from the United States Department of Justice website, Office of Public Affairs. SCAM ALERT There have been multiple reports of Department of Justice representatives calling members of the public, particularly the elderly, and attempting to gain personal information. “Those who receive these calls are encouraged … Read more

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