ElderCare can assist seniors through Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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The Families First Coronavirus Response Act established additional funds that will allow ElderCare of Alachua County to provide assistance to anyone 60 years of age or older.

The services that we can provide are:

– Telephone Reassurance

– Grocery Shopping Assistance

– Home Delivered Meals

If you or someone that you know needs any of these services please contact Nick Hauzer at 352-265-9040 or email Nhau0001@shands.ufl.edu. We can enroll you right away and services can be provided next week.

In this time of concern around COVID-19 is to continue to keep you up to date on what you need to know. We will continue to monitor the information and send out updates as new information becomes available.

The Mission of ElderCare of Alachua County is to be an advocate for the elderly and provide services that will build capacity, maximize independence, and enrich the quality of life for the seniors in Alachua County and north central Florida.

  • ElderCare is a 100% grant- and donation-funded agency. Annually, your financial generosity and volunteer efforts allow us to serve:

approximately 29,767 congregate meals at six Alachua County meal sites

approximately 53,351 home-delivered meals to homebound seniors

Other services during the year include:

Al’z Place – provide approximately 24,840 hours of daycare for Alzheimer patients

Homemaking – assist seniors by providing approximately 7,413 hours of services

Transportation – providing approximately 1,474 rides

For more details, go here.

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