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A viable community dedicated to accurately accessing and responsively addressing the needs of elders and individuals with developmental disabilities. Facilitating the service needs of consumers so that they age safely, with dignity and purpose, in their own homes and elder-friendly communities.
The Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., is a private, not-for-profit charitable corporation serving elders in a four county area (Escambia, Santa Rosa, Okaloosa and Walton). The NWFLAAA is responsible for planning, coordination and oversight of the delivery of the following programs: Home and Community Based Services, Community Care for the Elderly, Home Care for the Elderly, Alzheimer's Disease Initiative, Older Americans Act, Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly and SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders).
Become a SHINE Volunteer
SHINE is currently recruiting volunteers for all four counties, with a primary focus on Okaloosa and Walton Counties. For more information on how to utilize the SHINE Program or to become a trained volunteer counselor, please contact the Northwest Florida Area Agency on Aging, Inc., Elder Helpline at 850-494-7100, toll free 1-866-531-8011, or visit www.FloridaSHINE.org .
The rewards for volunteer service are plentiful. Our volunteers are offered opportunities to learn new skills, meet new people, and gain knowledge about Medicare.