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DRUG INFORMATION

http://www.needymeds.com -This website offers comprehensive information on patient assistance programs and prescription drug information.

www.medicare.gov – Medicare’s official site, including “Plan Finder/Compare” for the Medicare D program.

https://www.drugcenter.com/  - Drug Center is a web source that provides clear information on popular prescription drugs and devices used by members of the senior community.

http://www.mypillbox.org – Allows you to make weekly medicine schedules, including pictures of medicines

http://medi-smart.com/pharm.html – Online PDR (drug information)

http://www.ismp.org/ – Institute for Safe Medication Practices, a nonprofit organization educating professionals and consumers on safe medication practices

http://www.drugdigest.org – Consumer health and drug information

http://www.fda.gov/medwatch – FDA safety information and adverse event reporting program

Florida Prescription Drug Prices – A program run by the Florida Attorney General and Agency for Healthcare Administration to allow consumers to compare prescription drug prices in the state of Florida.

 

ELDER CARE/SENIOR ISSUES

Elder Source Elder Helpline - 1-888-242-4464

http://www.alz.org - Alzheimer's Association

http://www.eldercare.gov – The Eldercare Locator – a nationwide toll-free service to help older adults and their caregivers find local services for seniors

http://www.ec-online.net – Online community for elder caregivers

http://www.benefitscheckup.org – Helps find programs for seniors that may pay for some of their costs of prescription drugs, health care, utilities and other essential items or services

http://www.parkinsondaytona.org - Parkinson Association of Greater Daytona Beach

Vince Kinsler  386-676-6375

http://www.aoa.org – Administration on Aging, created by the Older Americans Act

http://www.agingcare.com – AgingCare.com is an online community that connects people caring for elderly parents to other caregivers, personalized information and local resources.

http://www.eldercarematters.com – This is your online source for some of America’s top elder care experts who can help you plan for and deal with your family’s issues of aging.

http://www.myseniorportal.com – My Senior Portal – for information, articles and resources on senior issues & eldercare.

http://www.elderabusecenter.org – National Center on Elder Abuse

http://www.caremanager.org – National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

http://www.fgcma.org – Florida Geriatric Care Managers Association

https://www.drugrehab.com/addiction/seniors/ – a web resource that provides information and support to people fighting substance abuse and related mental health issues.

http://www.AddictionCenter.com – professional web guide that connects individuals struggling with addiction to treatment options.

 

HEALTH ISSUES

 

http://www.nih.gov – National Institute of Health

http://www.caringinfo.org – Caring Connections from the National Hospice Foundation, information on end of life care and downloadable state-specific advance directives.

http://www.HealthandAge.com – Information and websites on health issues for older adults

http://www.familydoctor.org – American Academy of Family Physicians’ patient information site, search for useful articles/topics related to seniors and family health

http://www.fdhc.state.fl.us – FL Health & Human Services: Agency for Health Care Administration (includes nursing home guide, health care facility locator, managed care information, and more)

http://www.apdaparkinson.org – American Parkinson’s Disease Association. Information and Referral Center-West Coast of Florida can be contacted at 727-328-6246.

https://www.drugwatch.com/seniors/

www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/pleural/

https://www.mesotheliomaguide.com – A free resource guide for mesothelioma patients and their loved ones toward answers, information, and healthcare solutions.

https://www.mesotheliomafund.com - includes the latest information on mesothelioma treatments, gives support and peace of mind to victims and families of mesothelioma and offers free services for patients dealing with the cost of treatment.

https://www.mesothelioma.net - website for mesothelioma patients with resources, information, and financial assistance. A patient advocate is available to help mesothelioma patients and families.

https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com/ - a national support guide for individuals and families that provides educational information about cerebral palsy.

 

HOUSING

 

Florida Health Finder-Facility Locator – A listing of all regulated Florida health entities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities and home health agencies, managed by Florida’s Agency for Healthcare Administration.

http://www.aging-parents-and-elder- care.com/Pages/Checklists/Assisted_Living_Chklst.html - This is a valuable checklist when choosing a senior placement facility.  It is loaded with pertinent questions that may need to be answered when trying to choose the most appropriate facility.

http://movinghelpguide.com/  Help with moving

Reverse Mortgages, Homeowners age 62 and older - http://www.Allfloridareversemortgagesolutions.com

 

LEGAL ISSUES

http://www.naela.org – National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys – assists lawyers, bar organizations and others who work with older clients and their families – resource of information, education, networking and assistance

http://www.nsclc.org – National Senior Citizens Law Center – advocates nationwide to promote independence and well-being of low-income elderly individuals and persons with disabilities, with emphasis on women and racial and ethnic minorities

http://www.drugwatch.com/ – Drugwatch helps people who were injured by dangerous drugs and medical devices.

http://www.malpracticecenter.com/ - Medical Malpractice awareness

https://cerebralpalsygroup.com/resources/legal/medical-malpractice/ - Organization dedicated to improving the overall quality of life for individuals with cerebral palsy.

 

MEDICARE AND MEDICAID

http://www.medicare.gov – The official U.S. government site for Medicare information. Includes search tools for helpful contacts, Medicare personal plan finders, nursing home comparisons and frequently asked questions

http://www.medicareadvocacy.org/ – Center for Medicare Advocacy

http://www.cms.hhs.gov – Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services – information for consumers and professional regarding Medicare and Medicaid

Florida Health Finder’s Medicaid information – Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration’s portal for Florida Medicaid information and key contacts.

Medicare Under 65 – Overview of information and resources for people under age 65 who may qualify for Medicare coverage, such as those with disabilities.

Humana Managed Medical Assistance (MMA) program - Medicaid Waiver for Assisted Living

 

OMBUDSMAN SERVICES

http://ombudsman.myflorida.com/ - Florida's long-term care Ombudsman program

http://elderaffairs.state.fl.us/doea/ombudsman_program.php - Florida Department of Elder Affairs long-term care Ombudsman program

 

VETERANS HEALTH SERVICES

http://www.volusia.org/services/community-services/veterans-services.stml – Volusia County's Veterans Services Division informs veterans and their dependents of benefits to which they are entitled, and to assist them in obtaining those benefits.

http://floridavets.org/ – FDVA is the premier point of entry for Florida veterans to access earned services, benefits and support.

https://www.va.gov/health/ – Veterans Health Administration, part of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Provides tools and information to connect Veterans with the health support services they need.

https://www.mesotheliomaveterans.org/ – provides free information and assistance to veterans and their families regarding treatment, clinical trials, and VA benefits for veterans suffering from mesothelioma or asbestos related illnesses. 

 

Veterans and Addiction: A guide for 2019

https://silvermistrecovery.com/resources/veterans/

 

Senior Services

Meals on Wheels

http://www.coavolusia.org/Meal-Services-10-9.html

Social Security Administration

4990 S. Clyde Morris Blvd

Port Orange, Fl 32127

866-210-8089

United Way

3747 W. International Speedway Blvd.

Daytona Beach, Fl. 32124

386-253-0563

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION & RESOURCES

http://www.home-elevator.net/lifts-for-accessibility.php -Home Elevators, Lifts and Other Home Modifications for Accessibility

http://www.arap.com - AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, social welfare organization.

http://www.ssa.gov - Social Security Administration with access to online Social Security Services.

http://www.myflorida.com – The state of Florida’s official web portal, with a wide variety of information and links on government services. Go to “Floridian” and search “Elder and Retirement” for information on topics of importance to seniors and links to the nursing home guide and more.

https://www.safetecdirect.co.uk/resources/workplace-hazards-occupational-safety/ - A guide to workplace hazards and occupational safety.

Veterans Resources East Volusia

Adaptive Technology Solutions                            

405 N Charles St                              

Daytona Beach, FL 32114      

(386) 334-7698            

www.adaptivesol.org

 We provide computers with adaptive technology and computer training in several types of courses, along with aid in job placement to people with disabilities and our veterans.  These courses include certifications to work in the computer field.

Adaptive Technology Solutions Ormond                                     

 600 S Yonge St Suite 15A            

Ormond Beach, FL 32174           

(386) 334-7698               

www.adaptivesol.org

 We provide computers with adaptive technology and computer training in several types of courses, along with aid in job placement to people with disabiities and our veterans.  These courses include certifications to work in the computer field

American Legion Auxiliary

Unit 267

156 New Britain Ave

Ormond Beach, FL 32174      

(386) 672-7678         

Advocating patriotism through diverse programs and member benefits

American Legion Riders 270                                      

119 Howe Street                         

Port Orange, FL 32127                    

(386) 788-6800

Advocating patriotism through diverse programs and member benefits

Career Source Daytona                

 329 Bill France Blvd               

Daytona Beach, FL 32114        

(386) 323-7074                

www.careersourcefv.com

Daytona Beach VA Outpatient Clinic                                             

551 National Healthcare Dr 

Daytona Beach, FL 32114         

(386) 323-7500

Daytona Beach Vet Center       

1620 Mason Ave Suite C  

 Daytona Beach, FL 32117        

(386) 366-6600       

www.vetcenters.va.gov

Carla.howe@va.gov

Daytona Beach Veterans of Foreign Wars                              

1013 Veterans Court           

Daytona Beach, FL 32114        

(386) 252-5844

To secure rights and benefits for veterans

Daytona State College Community Resources for Veterans                                    

1200 W Int’l Speedway Blvd           

Daytona Beach, FL 32114        

(386) 506-3038

Providing resources for local veterans

Dept. of Veterans Affairs Mental Health Pavilion                         

1821 Business Park Blvd  

Daytona Beach, FL 32114     

(386) 366-6700

Disabled American Veterans Chapter 84                                   

605 8th Street                    

Daytona Beach, FL 32117      

(386) 252-4551     

www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/fl/84/default.asp;DAV84@gmail.com

Building better lives for America’s disable veterans

Emory L Bennett State Veterans Nursing Home                       

1920 Mason Ave                     

Daytona Beach, FL 32117      

(386) 274-3460

Family Renew Community          

810 Ridgewood Ave                         

Holly Hill, FL 32117                 

(386) 239-0861          

www.familyrenew.org

Supporting homeless families with children since 1988

First Step Shelter                                  

PO Box 12040                               

Daytona Beach, FL 32120           

www.firststepshelter.org

Providing shelter for area homeless, scheduled opening date, June 2019

Florida Veterans Association  

1615 Ridgewood Ave              

Holly Hill, FL 32117                 

(386) 672-8609

Grief Support Group                     

1001 S Dixie Freeway               

(NSB Regional Library)              

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168

Meetings every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month

Habitat for Humanity East

Volusia 1030 W Int’l Speedway Blvd

Daytona Beach, FL 32114            

(386) 257-9950               

www.habitatgvc.org

Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope

Halifax Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America                                

PO Box 2093                        

Daytona Beach, FL 32115 

www.moafl.org

Fights for the welfare of all service members and their families

Halifax Health Hospice Edgewater                               

4140 S Ridgewood Ave   Edgewater, FL 32141               

(386) 872-1873

Halifax Health Hospice Ormond Beach                                      

235 Booth Road                   

Ormond Beach, FL 32174         

(386) 872-1873

Halifax Health Hospice Port Orange                                       

3800 Woodbriar Trail               

Port Orange, FL 32129             

(386) 872-1873

Jewish War Veterans of the USA

Post 300                                     

(386) 446-0678

K-9 Line

www.K9line.org

K9 Line inc. is a company formed and operated by combat veterans, for veterans. They are committed to helping fellow Veterans adjust to their new life at home

Korean War Veterans

Chapter 189                                              

5810 S Williamson Blvd              

Port Orange, FL 32128               

(386) 446-0678     

www.cid189.kwva.org

 Military Officers Association of America-Halifax Chapter              

PO Box 2093                        

 Daytona Beach, FL 32115       

www.moafl.org

Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 316                              

5810 S Williamson Blvd              

Port Orange, FL 32128             

(386) 310-7238

Navy League Daytona Beach Area Council                                         

(386) 931-0481                        

www.daytonanavyleague.org

Reminding those serving today that someone cares

One Stop Career Center               

359 Bill France Blvd             

Daytona Beach, FL 32114         

(386) 323-7001              

www.onestops.com

Providing assistance with job search and skills

Our Lady of Lourdes Veterans Outreach                                     

201 University Blvd                  

Daytona Beach, FL 32114      

(386) 255-0433    

Food Pantry Tues and Thurs 8am to 10:30 am; Breakfast 3rd Sat 9:30 am; Toiletries given out; Masses Sat 4pm, Sun 8, 9:30 and 11 am

Port Orange Marine Corps League 658                                               

5810 S Williamson Blvd              

Port Orange, FL 32128

Quest Chiropractic

701 3rd ave

New Smyrna Beach, Fl 32169

(386) 682-8869

The Patriot Project

Military Chiropractic Care

Salvation Army  

560 Ballough Rd                          

Daytona Beach, FL 32114          

(386) 257-4391

26 bed men, 1 bed women; Food Pantry M-F 8:30 to 11 am

VA Crisis Line Outreach              

551 National Healthcare Drive   

Daytona Beach, FL 32114       

(386) 763-8261      

www.linesforlife.org/mhl

Support for service members, veterans and their families, independent of the government

Veterans Administration Daytona Beach and Clinic                          

551 National Healthcare Drive Daytona Beach, FL 32114         

(386) 366-6600                    

Veterans and Human Services          

717 W Canal Street                    

New Smyrna Beach, FL 32168     

(386) 423-3309

To enhance the quality of life in Volusia County by eliminating the causes of poverty by providing the resources and support to help low income families become self-sufficient through community partnerships