Resource Directory

Note: Entries below with the symbol indicate links to external websites. When you click these links, you will be leaving the Florida Department of Elder Affairs website.

Abuse and Neglect


The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology (FAAST) is the State of Florida’s assistive technology program, which aims to help people with disabilities live, work, learn and play as independently as possible through the provision of assistive technology services.

Aging – General Information

Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs)

Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) are private, not-for-profit entities designated by the Older Americans Act to advocate, plan, coordinate and fund a system of elder support services in their respective Planning and Service Areas. Each of the eleven Area Agencies on Aging in Florida is a designated Aging and Disability Resource Center.

Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC)

The Aging (and Disability) Resource Center (ARC or ADRC) is a single, coordinated system of information and access for all Floridians seeking long-term care resources. Find Your Local Aging Resource Center.

Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs) and Nursing Homes

Caregivers Support & Information


Disaster Preparedness & Emergency Response

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Technology (FAAST)

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Technology (FAAST) is Florida’s Assistive Technology entity.  DOEA and programs disseminate information about the State assistive technology entity and access to assistive technology options for serving older adults.

Assistive Technology (AT) helps older adults and people with disabilities live, work, learn and play as independently as possible. A.T. is any device, item, gadget, tool, hardware, or software used to increase, maintain, or improve the functional capabilities of both individuals of all ages who have disabilities and older adults who may find a need for assistance. Assistive technology provides people who have disabilities the option to access education and the workplace, to live within their communities, and enjoy recreational activities.

Click here for more information about FAAST.


Health Insurance

Hospice & End-of-life Care

Long-Term Care