Transportation Needs

I’ve been reading about a transportation service available in Orlando, serving seniors over 65 or any adult with visual impairment. The rates are affordable and rides are available 24 hours a day! Click the link here for more info about the service, called ITN —–> http://itnorlando.org/what-we-do Basically, you sign up for the service, pay a yearlyContinue reading “Transportation Needs”

Senior Centers

Here are some links to some senior centers in Central Florida.  Some provide meals, but all provide a chance to interact with other seniors in your community. Groveland Senior Center – 142 Mills St, Groveland, FL Mayor William Beardall Senior Center  – 800 South Delaney Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 L. Claudia Allen Senior Center – 1840 Mable ButlerContinue reading “Senior Centers”

Elder Care and Housing Services

Seems like business are more eager to market to senior citizens, but it’s getting difficult to find affordable services. Assisted Living or CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Communities) can start at $2000/month, and while some housekeeping and some meals are usually included, other home help is an extra charge on top of that. I have noticed today that the Orlando HousingContinue reading “Elder Care and Housing Services”

Mobile Phone Service for Seniors

Phone service providers are (thankfully!) waking up to the fact that senior citizens want SIMPLE mobile phones! I have found a couple of services that offer phones that cater to seniors’ needs: http://www.virginmobileusa.com/cell-phone-plans/paylo-plans.jsp After paying over $100/month for mobile phone service from AT&T for myself, my husband, and my father, I decided to look elsewhere. My husbandContinue reading “Mobile Phone Service for Seniors”

Computer Classes for Seniors

An organization called Seniors Now provides computer training geared to Orlando seniors. Classes are held at two Orange County locations: South Econ Community Park – Renaissance Senior Center 3800 S Econlockhatchee Rd Orlando FL  32829 Marks Street Senior Recreation Complex 99 E Marks ST Orlando FL  32803 The Seniors Now website can be viewed by clicking here.