Insurance, Medicare and Medicaid

Through its SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) program, the Department of Elder Affairs offers free, unbiased counseling to help seniors understand their health insurance options. The links below will offer you more information about the SHINE program and other resources related to insurance, Medicare and Medicaid.

Provides educational materials and free, unbiased insurance counseling to Florida elders, caregivers, and family members. 

Developed and maintained by the National Council on Aging, BenefitsCheckUp is the nation’s most comprehensive web-based service to screen for benefits programs for seniors with limited income and resources.


Florida Discount Drug Card
Designed to lower the cost of prescriptions for Florida residents throughout the state.