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AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR NORTH FLORIDA INC

SHINE! Be a ray of hope to seniors, adults with disabilities, and their caregivers, as you offer free and unbiased counseling about their Medicare choices, prescription drugs, and other health insurance matters.
SHINE stands for Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders.

As a SHINE volunteer, you will serve your community by performing a variety of the following functions:
* Providing Medicare and health insurance information, counseling, and assistance in person or over the
phone;
* Offering educational presentations and tabling events; and distributing educational and promotional materials;
* Providing training and leadership to other volunteers;
* Assisting with general program support.

We have volunteer positions available that need your time and talents throughout our service area. Training will be provided. If you enjoy learning, are outgoing, and compassionate about those in need, please contact us at 850-739-5939 or email chrisp@aaanf.org to learn more about how you can help meet the needs of Medicare beneficiaries in the following counties: Bay, Calhoun, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, and Washington.

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About AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR NORTH FLORIDA INC

Location:

2414 MAHAN DR, TALLAHASSEE, FL 32308, US

Mission Statement

To enhance the quality of life for older adults, persons with disabilities and caregivers through advocacy, education and support.

Description

The Area Agency on Aging of North Florida d/b/a Advantage Aging Solutions (AAS) is a private nonprofit organization established in 1978 to address the needs and concerns of all older persons at the regional and local levels.

Funded by the State of Florida Department of Elder Affairs, AAS coordinates a variety of home and community-based services through contracts with local providers in fourteen counties.

Advantage Aging Solutions acts as a starting point for information about programs and services for older adults, persons with disabilities and caregivers, and is the access point for the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Long Term Care Program.

AAS has highly trained specialists who help older adults, persons with disabilities and caregivers access to home and community-based services which includes, home delivered meal programs, and other private or publicly funded programs.

Community
People with Disabilities
Seniors

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1116 Frankford AvenuePanama City, FL 32401

(30.1692,-85.69184)
 

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Community Outreach
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 55
  • Orientation or Training
  • Once trained, volunteers are asked to make contact with Medicare recipients and interested inquirers within three days of receiving their information from the Area Agency on Aging.

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