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The Clearwater Office on Aging offers diverse programs through the Aging Well Center and other city sites to promote health and wellness, education, creative expression and community resources.

A monthly program listing is available here.

The Clearwater Office on Aging serves as a resource to the community for aging related information, support for family caregivers, training professionals, community leaders and students; and for developing innovative approaches to address aging issues.

In the area of Health and wellness, the city offers extensive evidence-based programs for older adults that provide proven ways through defined research to promote wellness and manage or reduce falls and health concerns.

For additional community services, the Senior Helpline provided by the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas is available by calling 1-800-963-5337 or for out of area callers 217-8111.

 


Additional City Programs

The city also provides special programs, such as housing assistance, crime prevention and life safety programs among others.

62 Plus Program

The city of Clearwater Utility Customer Service department offers the "62 Plus Program" to assist seniors and customers who are disabled and on a fixed income avoid late payment charges on their city of Clearwater utility bills. Call 562-4600.

File of Life Program

File of Life program offered by the City of Clearwater

Offered by the Office on Aging to city of Clearwater for residents age 50 or older. A File of Life provides critical information to emergency personnel including: name, medications, medical conditions, allergies, blood type, emergency contact and physician's name. File of Life stickers placed at participants' front doors direct emergency personnel to easily accessible folders containing patient data sheet. The packets are free to city residents and available at the Aging Well Center. Bilingual packets are available. Call 724-3070.

Housing Assistance

The city of Clearwater's Housing division provides income-eligible citizens with downpayment and closing-cost assistance, rehabilitation loans and assistance with retrofitting homes to increase accessibility. Call 562-4030.

Smoke Alarm Program

Clearwater Fire & Rescue participates in the Smoke Alarm "Giveaway" Program for those Clearwater residents who are unable to purchase an alarm. Smoke alarms can be installed for citizens in need of special assistance. Call 562-4334.

 


Community Services

The Senior Helpline provided by the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas assists those seeking community services such as caregiver support, case management, in-home services, transportation, insurance counseling, legal help, meal services, nursing home and assisted living facilities, prescription assistance, mental health services or victim advocacy.

The Senior Helpline is a free, federally funded service for seniors, those who care for seniors, and adults with mental illness. The Senior Helpline is able to provide information on government funded programs, non-profit agencies, and for-profit businesses that serve seniors in Pinellas and Pasco counties.

  • Senior Helpline (727) 217-8111
  • Florida Relay Service Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or speech impaired can dial 711 to contact the Senior Helpline for information and assistance.
  • Web Site agingcarefl.org