Better Living for Seniors

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An additional property tax exemption is available to qualified residents in 20 municipalities and Unincorporated Pinellas.  If you’re 65 or older and your household income was approximately $26,000 last year, you might be eligible. But you must apply by March 1.   To see if you qualify, call the Property Appraiser’s office at 464-3294, or visit their website: at www.pcpao.org/Exemptions.html.
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SILVER ALERT PROGRAM
The Department of Elder Affairs has developed a ListServ account, and you can subscribe to receive an email every time a Silver Alert is broadcast. You will also receive an email when a Silver Alert is cancelled.
Click here to subscribe to the Silver Alert Notification ListServ




Project Lifesaver provides personalized GPS wristbands for individuals who may wander.
Click here to learn about the Project Lifesaver program that




NEED A PARAGRAPH FOR ELVES PROJECT HERE
Elves for Elders Project





DONATE YOUR OLD CELL PHONE
Old Cell Phones Can Be Lifeline for Seniors - Donate your old cell phones to the Senior Safety Phone Project, which provides seniors in Pinellas and Pasco counties with free emergency cell phones.  The Area Agency on Aging of Pasco – Pinellas collects donated cell phones, tests and charges the phones, and then distributes them to seniors in the community. 

How can you help?
Set up a Cell-phone donation box at your facility:   
CLICK for a printable flyer to display on donation box.
Donate a phone:
For a full list of the donation and distribution sites in Pasco and Pinellas
counties, please call the Senior Helpline at 1-800-96ELDER  (1-800-963-
5337).



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