Category Archive: Senior support services

Health and Fitness

Tallahassee is a regional medical center serving a large area of the Florida Big Bend. The core of Tallahassee’s medical services are its two outstanding hospitals, Tallahassee Memorial Hospital and Capital Regional Medical Center, as well as the award winning Leon County Emergency Medical Services. The only local HMO in the Tallahassee area, Capital Health Plan is ranked top in the nation by the NCQA. As a regional medical center, Tallahassee is home to a full range of highly trained primary care and specialist physicians. The Florida State University College of Medicine and the other Tallahassee public and private universities emphasize the training of primary care doctors and allied medical care personnel. The Tallahassee medical community is Medicare friendly and supports the life style of today’s active retirees through the most modern preventive and therapeutic medicine.

Senior Center

Getting involved is as easy as a visit to the Tallahassee Senior Center. Think it is for the sedentary? Think again. The Senior Center is for anyone over 50 and serves up a menu of exciting opportunities for lifelong learning and activity. Interested in art? Classes are offered in watercolor, pastels, oils, acrylics, landscapes and …

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Senior resources

The Tallahassee-Leon County community is fortunate to have a host of senior service organizations to assist individuals, caregivers, and adult children with a broad array of services and needs.  The aging network, consisting of service providers, home health organizations, adult living communities, skilled care facilities, elder law attorneys, senior real estate experts, builders, financial planners, …

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Additional Senior Information

AARP: National organization.  Anyone age 50 and older may join. AARP Florida Legislative Representative: Legislative advocacy program for state issues affecting Floridians age 50 and over. 866-595-7678,, AARP 55-Alive/Mature Driving Program: The nation’s first and largest classroom driver-improvement course intended to help drivers 50 and older improve their skills while teaching them …

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