Senior Services

Senior Services provides for, or otherwise arranges, a variety of services for Flagler County residents
who are over the age of 60. These services are funded by grants from the federal Older Americans Act, the state’s Community Care for the Elderly program, and the county’s General Fund. They include the following: case management; congregate dining; counseling; Elderly Heat Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP); home delivered meals; homemaking; information and referral; nutrition education; outreach; public education; recreation; respite care, both in-home and in-facility; screening; and, transportation.

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Community Care for the Elderly (CCE)
Case managers assist in identifying an individual’s physical and emotional needs and developing a care plan that addresses those needs. Once a care plan has been established, the case manager arranges services and monitors for quality assurance and client satisfaction and well-being. 

Services are funded by the state's Community Care for the Elderly grant and the county general fund and include the following: 

  • In-home personal care 
  • Homemaking 
  • In-home and in-facility respite for caregivers 
  • Home delivered meals

Home-Delivered Meals
This service offers five pre-packaged, frozen meals complete with bread, dairy beverage, dessert and are diabetic-friendly.  The meals are delivered every Tuesday to individuals who are over the age of 60 and are eligible for this service. Meals meet 1/3 of the USDA suggested daily nutritional requirements and provide consistency in both quality and quantity. Meals can be heated in a microwave or a conventional oven.

Meals on Wheels Volunteers
Senior Services is looking for volunteers to provide meal delivery to home-bound seniors in Flagler County.  Meal delivery begins at Flagler County Social Services office. Tuesday is delivery day, with pickups beginning at 9 a.m. An average route takes approximately 1.5 hours. Substitute and on-call commitments are welcome. Consideration is given to delivery area preferences. Volunteers use their own vehicles, and there is no mileage reimbursement.
 


Client Pet Support Program: Knowing that seniors with pets are 36% less likely to report loneliness and have 21% fewer doctor visits, Senior Services is proud to announce that it has received a $1,000 grant from Meals on Wheels America to support its client pet support program.  Funding will be used to provide food, supplies and care for Flagler clients with pets - all of which can be financially and physically burdensome.  (July 2016)

 

George Wickline Senior Center
Monday through Friday • 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
800 S. Daytona Avenue, Flagler Beach
386-517-2435 • Shirley Laparo-Colant, site leader

Wickline Senior Center provides:

  • Hot, nutritionally balanced meals served Monday through Friday at 12:00 noon 
  • Scheduled entertainment and social activities 
  • Guest speakers 
  • A pool table 
  • A computer lab with internet access 
  • A lending library

 

Social Services Department
Monday through Friday • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
1000 Belle Terre Boulevard, Palm Coast, FL 32164
Phone: 386-586-2324 • Fax: 386-437-7461

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