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Still Recovering from Hurricane Ian?

The Area Agency on Aging for SWFL Can Provide Assistance to Those Still Struggling with Impact from Hurricane Ian. It’s been more than a year since Hurricane Ian made landfall in Southwest Florida, and things are getting better… Read More

Still Feeling the Affects of Hurricane Ian?

Tell us what you need! Lee County Unmet Needs Long Term Recovery Group is organizing to help with a community needs survey! Community partner World Renew is completing free and confidential Community Assessments that are scheduled for Lee… Read More

Hurricane Season in Here – Volunteers Needed

Hurricane season runs from June 1 until November 30. The Department of Elder Affairs is recruiting volunteers to be part of the Hope Heroes Program to be ready to support seniors before and after a hurricane strikes. What… Read More

Hurricane Ian Recovery Funds Available to Seniors in SWFL

Florida Hurricane Ian survivors (60+ years old) may be eligible for Hurricane Ian recovery assistance. Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida currently has Hurricane Ian funds available within the Agnes Laitinen Unmet Needs Crisis Fund. This fund… Read More

Volunteer to Help Older Adults Affected by Hurricane Ian

The Department of Elder Affairs, in conjunction with First Lady DeSantis’ Hope Florida initiative, is doing an “all call” for Hope Hero volunteers that can provide either remote telephone assistance or physical assistance to our most vulnerable seniors in the State’s most affected areas from… Read More