A Resource Guide To Ensure Our Clients Get The Best In-Home Care Services
We’ve been a leader in the in-home care industry since 1971. During this time, we have been able to help many with our vast array of non-medical services for frail, at-risk persons in the preferred setting and comfort of their own homes.
How have we done this, you ask? Well, as a social service organization that has focused on the needs of the elderly and handicapped of Okaloosa County for over fifty years, we employ staff who understand the unique needs of our clients and demonstrate patience and compassion in assisting them.
In this blog, we’ll talk about some of our most valuable resources that have contributed to our client’s comfort. Read on to learn more.
A nationwide network of Area Agencies on Aging
One might start with the County’s designated Area Agency on Aging for information on aging programs in Florida. For our area, that would be the Northwest Florida Area on Aging. They provide information related to federal, state, and local funding for services. They also have a dedicated helpline specifically designed to answer questions and direct older adults to appropriate resources.
Elder Services of Okaloosa County
In our practice, we respond to all questions and concerns for at-risk adults in Okaloosa County. Our mission is to advocate on behalf of those who have no formal support systems. We are the designated lead agency for the Community Care for the Elderly program and operate the locally funded Meals on Wheels program. Our services are designed to keep our elderly in the preferred setting of their home.
The Department of Elder Affairs
The Department of Elder Affairs, located in Tallahassee, coordinates all federal and state funding for elder programs for the state of Florida. They have a wealth of information and resources for those in need.
Alternative Living, Inc
This organization operates two assisted living facilities in Okaloosa County, FL. These facilities are available for low-to-modest-income individuals who can no longer reside at home. Twin Cities Pavilion and Crestview Manor offer a home-like and secure alternative for adults who have no support system to assist them. Both facilities will assist individuals in navigating the system and various requirements for residency.
If you are considering in-home care services for yourself or your loved ones, Elder Services of Okaloosa County is the premier home health care agency in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. We are a licensed home healthcare agency based in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, offering elder home care assistance, respite care, personal care, assisted living facilities, and much more.
Our caregiver services are available to clients across Fort Walton Beach, Destin, Mary Esther, Crestview, Niceville, Valparaiso, and the surrounding areas.
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