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The RELIEF program's purpose is to increase the ability of a family unit to continue care for a homebound elderly individual. Services are provided through a multigenerational corps of volunteers, as well as minimally-paid personnel, who are screened, trained, and registered.

South Florida Institute on Aging

2038 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 201

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

Peter Kaldes, President & CEO

The South Florida Institute on Aging is a think and act tank empowering people to thrive as they age.

THINK

Developing insights on issues related to economic security, civic engagement, and caregiving needs.

ACT

Delivering innovative services such as technology training, purposefull volunteering, access to affordable housing, and caregiving.

THRIVE

With events, workshops and other convenings, showing that there is value to aging.

The South Florida Institute on Aging is located at 2038 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305, and office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Number: 954.484.7117


Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF)

2038 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 201

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305

Lisa VanVoorhis, RELIEF for Caregiver & Legacy Program Director

Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF) provides in-home "hands-off" respite to qualifying families. The program's purpose is to increase the ability of a family unit to continue care for a homebound elderly individual by providing in-home respite beyond the basic provisions of current public programs. Services are provided through a multigenerational corps of volunteers, as well as minimally-paid personnel, who are screened, trained, and registered.

The Respite for Elders Living in Everyday Families (RELIEF) is administered by the ADRC and services are provided by the South Florida Institute on Aging.

The South Florida Institute on Aging is located at 2038 N. Dixie Highway, Suite 201, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305, and office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Number: 954.484.7117, Ext. 106