USF's Training Academy on Aging

Related Links

Links at the University of South Florida

The Florida Policy Exchange Center on aging (FPECA) collects and analyzes information related to older adults, especially older Floridians.

The School of Aging Studies, one of the nation's oldest degree- awarding programs in Gerontology.

Suncoast Hospice priorities are alzheimer's disease, memory problems, caregiver issues and geriatric education. We provide a comprehensive set of activities including patient care, clinical and laboratory research and education to health professionals, patients and family caregivers.

General Academic Information on Gerontology

The School of Aging Studies,

On-line Gerontological University. Geri-U is designed primarily to support the learning and communication needs of medical students, nurses, residents, fellows, physicians and other health-care professionals.

Statewide and National Organizations

Alzheimer's Association is the largest national voluntary health organization committed to finding a cure for alzheimer's and helping those affected by the

Find a local chapter:

Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA) works to create an environment that provides choices, promotes independence and enables older Floridians to remain in their communities for a lifetime.

The DOEA also has excellent links to your local agencies on aging.

Dual Diagnosis Recovery Program Alzheimer's Disease

Elder Helpline: Information for anyone regarding elder services and activities is available through the Elder Helpline Information and assistance service within each Florida County. 1-800-96-ELDER or 1-800-963-5337 all Elder Helplines can be accessed through the Florida Telecommunication Relay System (1-800 -955-8771 for TDD or 1-800-955-8770 for Voice) which allows telephone communication.

Florida Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (FAHSA) provides up-to-date information, education, representation, group services, and networking as well as prompt, efficient service to the professional staff of its member communities.

Florida Council on Aging (FCOA) is committed to serving Florida 's diverse aging interests through education, information - sharing and advocacy.

Florida Health Care Association (FHCA) works to educate society and government to invest in the well-being of elderly and disabled individuals and to assure access to long term care. FHCa is committed to developing necessary and reasonable public policies which balance economic and regulatory principles to support quality care and quality of life.

Florida Affordable Assisted Living

Hospice Care Home Page. Here you'll also find a listing for palliative care sites.

Memory Disorder Clinics Follow this link for a listing of addresses and telephone numbers for your local clinic.

My Senior Portal