Guardianship Resources:
Florida State Guardianship Association
The Florida Bar – What is Guardianship?
NGA (National Guardianship Association)
Guardianship Basics – A Handbook for Guardians
Florida Courts on Guardianship – additional resources

Care Givers:
NAPGCM (National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers)
Today's Caregiver Magazine

Elder Abuse - Information and Prevention:
Florida Elder Abuse Hotline
1-800-96-ABUSE (1-800-962-2873) OR
Elder Consumer Protection Program
National Center on Elder Abuse
The Administration on Aging
Office of Victims of Crimes
Financial Resources:
National Association of Personal Financial Advisors

Insurance Resources:
Florida Office of Insurance Regulation
National Association of Insurance Commissioners
Health Care Resources:
Health Care Plans/Medicaid
DCF (Department of Children and Families)/Medicaid
Alzheimer’s Association (National)

Medicaid Quality Issues Briefs
“Increasing Awareness About Elder Abuse”

Local Resources for Seniors:
Elder Helpline
Long-term Care Ombudsman Program
Senior Services
Elder Source – Programs and Services
Aging True – Nonprofit Enabling Home-Based Senior Independence
Alzheimer’s Association (Local)
AARP Florida
Hospice Providers
Assisted Living Facilities
ACCESS (Automated Community Connection to Economic Self Sufficiency)
Find a Ride – Nonprofit providing safe transport for seniors
National Resources for Seniors:
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
Social Security Online
Benefits Checkup
The World Institute on Disabilities
Government Agencies:
AHCA (Agency for Health Care Administration)
Department of Elder Affairs
DCF (Department of Children and Families)/Medicaid Resources for Seniors

Professional Elder Law Associations:
NAELA (The National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys)
AFELA (Academy of Florida Elder Law Attorneys)
Elder Law Section (The Florida Bar Elder Law Section)
NCOA (National Council on Aging)
Special Needs Alliance


“Of all the self-fulfilling prophecies in our culture, the assumption that aging means decline and poor health is probably the deadliest.”
-- Marilyn Ferguson, 1980