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Click here to view our July Newsletter

In this Newsletter:

Heat Stroke and Heat Exhaustion: Know the signs to stay safe this summer

Florida Conference on Aging 2024: Register today to secure your spot!

Medicare Moments: Home Health Care Benefits

Click here to view our June Newsletter

In this newsletter:​

- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) 2024: Join Us on June 12, 2024 as we Recognize World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

- Senior Medicare Patrol: How to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud and Abuse

- FREE Fire HD Tablets still available: There's time to sign up for classes this June through October

June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). The Florida Area Agencies on Aging are hosting a statewide virtual training on how to identfy and report elder abuse. Participants will also learn about common scams and uncovering scammers' latest tricks. Registration is required. 

To register for this online event, please sign up here: WEAAD Virtual Event

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Click here to view our May Newsletter

In this Newsletter:

Celebrating Older Americans Month: Powered by Connection

- FREE Fire HD Tablet Giveaway: Still time to take classes!

Medicare Moments: Transitioning from the Health Insurance Marketplace To Medicare

Click here to view our April Newsletter

In this Newsletter:

- FREE Fire HD Tablet Giveaway: Advantage Aging Solutions has partnered with GetSetUp

New AAS Website: Check out our updated website with new features!

Senior Medicare Patrol: Medicare Fraud and Abuse

March 28, 2024
Notice of Intent to Award Roofing Contract

On Thursday, March 28, 2024, the AAANF Board of Directors voted to award the Advantage Aging Solutions, Inc. roofing contract to Exterior Specialties, Inc.

Click here to view our March Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Save the MIPPA: Help us save the Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Program

- Artificial Intelligence (AI) Scams: How to keep yourself protected

- Senior Medicare Patrol Part II: How to Protect Yourself from Medicare Fraud and Abuse

  

January 19, 2024
Advantage Aging Solutions is looking for Community Advocates

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Advantage Aging Solutions needs YOU!

 

We are still looking for community advocates to represent certain counties on our Board of Directors and Advisory Council. Volunteers need to live or work in the county they are representing.

We are looking for Board Members to represent Bay, Franklin, Jackson and Liberty counties. The Board of Directors meets once a month.

We are looking for Advisory Council Members to represent Bay, Calhoun, Holmes, Liberty and Taylor counties. The Advisory Council meets just 4 times/year immediately following our Board meetings.

All meetings are held at Advantage Aging Solutions in Tallahassee.

For more information, please scan the QR Code on the poster or send an interest email to info@advantageaging.org.

February Newsletter
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In this newsletter:

- Cultivating Innovative Partnerships: Helping caregivers care for themselves

- February is Heart Health Month: Keeping your heart healthy

Medicare Moments: Medicare and Senior Caregivers

Roof Replacement

Qualified firms are invited to submit bids to Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. (AAANF) for roof replacement services set forth herein, such construction to be in accordance with all bidding requirements and applicable specifications. AAANF’s objective in issuing this Invitation to Bid (ITB) is to obtain competitive bids from which it will select one Contractor to provide roofing construction in accordance with contract requirements and applicable laws.

PROJECT OBJECTIVE
The objective and goal for this project is to replace the roof and any other aspects that are required along with this task.

 

Click here to review full bid package: AAANF Roofing Contract - Invitation to Bid

Click here to view our January Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Big Bend Area Health Education Center (AHEC)The Perfect Partnership

Medicare Moments: How Medicare Works with Military Benefits

- Meet our Staff: Welcome New Staff to the AAS Team

December 6, 2023
Board of Directors and Advisory Council Meeting

Advantage Aging Solutions will host the meeting of its Board of Directors and Advisory Council Thursday, December 7, 2023 beginning at 10:30 am, EST at its office located at 2414 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, FL 32308.

 

For those who wish to view the meetings via Zoom, please refer to the following link information:

Join Zoom Meeting
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82572745257?pwd=di93ZzZEZFd4ME9aaktra1ZkZ1VVZz09

Meeting ID: 825 7274 5257
Passcode: 216897

Click here to view our December Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- National Influenza Vaccination Week: Take your flu from wild to mild with a Flu Vaccine

- National Hand Washing Awareness Week: Life is better with Clean Hands

Medicare Moments: How Medicare Works with Military Benefits

Click here to view our November Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- It's Time for the Open Enrollment Period (OEP): Have You Done Your Medicare Plan Review

November is National Family Caregivers Month: Helping Caregivers Connect

Coalition on Aging Meetings

Click here to view our October Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Affected by Hurricane Idaila? FEMA could help with Disaster Recovery

- Enhanced Home Care for the Elder Program (eHCE): Helping Seniors with their Home

- FEMA's Individuals & Household Program: Helping the uninsured from Hurricane Idaila

- Medicare Moments: Medicare Open Enrollment Part II: Choosing A New Plan

September 2023
View our September Newsletter

Click here to view our September Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Beat the Heat: Hot Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

- September is World Alzhimer's Awareness Month

- Medicare Moments: Medicare Open Enrollment Part I: Annual Review of Your Current Plan

September 1, 2023
The Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce: Hurricane Idalia Recovery, Response & Resources

Thank you to the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce for sharing news of important community resources that are ready to assist in recovery and response to the recent Hurricane that has greatly impacted Big Bend Counties to the east of Tallahassee.

https://www.advantageaging.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/The-Big-Bend-Region-has-been-affected-by-Hurricane-Idalia.pdf

In addition to those resources listed in the Chamber’s posting, please reach out to the Elder Helpline at 866-467-4624 to request assistance with resources for older adults.

August 24, 2023
Notice of Intent to Award Contract Community Care for the Elderly Lead Agency Designation in Gadsden County

The Area Agency on Aging for North Florida, Inc. (hereinafter “AAANF”) noticed a Request for Proposal (“RFP”) for Community Care for the Elderly Lead Agency Designation in Gadsden County on June 30, 2023 (hereinafter the “Proposal”). Providers were required by the Proposal to submit completed RFPs no later than 4:00 p.m., Eastern Time on July 21, 2023.

The AAANF, having reviewed results of the quantitative and qualitative evaluation followed in the review of all proposals submitted, hereby announces its intent to enter contract negotiations with Elder Care Services, Inc. having determined them to be “the lowest cost, most responsive, most responsible, and most advantageous bidder” to the AAANF in compliance with this RFP.

Any entity who is adversely affected by the agency decision or intended decision to make award the competitive solicitation shall file with the agency a notice of protest in writing within 72 hours after the posting of the notice of decision or intended decision, which will be 2:30 pm on Tuesday, August 29, 2023.

Inquiries regarding this posting may be submitted in writing to:  Heather Kirwan at info@advantageaging.org

August 2023
View our August Newsletter

Click here to view our August Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Enhanced Home Care for the Elderly Program (eHCE)

- Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP)

- Medicare Moments: Medicare Supplement Insurance - How Can Medigap Help You?

July 2023
View our July Newsletter

Click here to view our July Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Veteran Directed Care Program: Helping you make the right Long-Term Care decisions

- Supporting the Next Generation

- Medicare Moments: If I'm Still Working at 65, Should I enroll in Medicare?

June 2023
View our June Newsletter

Click here to view our June Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD): June 15th

- Mark Your Calendars: Coalition on Aging Month Meetings

- Medicare Moments: SHINE this Summer by becoming a Volunteer

Click here to view our May Newsletter

In this newsletter:

- Older Americans Month

- Brain Injury Awareness Month

- Medicare Moments: Questions to Ask if You're Ready to Enroll in Medicare

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