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Casey DeSantis Announces Hope Florida Expansion to Department of Elder Affairs

In the Villages this week, First Lady Casey DeSantis announced the expansion of her Hope Florida initiative to the Florida Department of Elder Affairs. This expansion, called Hope Florida – A Pathway to Purpose, will...
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Florida Department of Elder Affairs, Ron DeSantis Launch Online COVID-19 Self-Assessment Survey

“The survey asks Floridians to review their decisions with respect to COVID-19 situations, to see how different actions affect their own health, and the health of others. The Florida Safe Survey allows individuals to have a tool at their disposal that fully engages them in the outcomes of their actions,” DOEA noted.

Ron DeSantis Names Task Force to Explore the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term...

Members of the task force will work together to develop guidelines on how to safely allow family members to visit their loved ones in Florida’s long-term care facilities where visitation has been prohibited since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ron DeSantis, Trump Administration Team Up on Importing Prescription Drugs From Canada

DeSantis and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar teamed up to annouce “HHS issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and draft guidance for the plan” to import the drugs.

Florida TaxWatch Report Examines PACE Program Helping Seniors With Long-Term Care

On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) brought out a report on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The report “finds that participants in this innovative program enjoy a higher quality of care, improved...
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Ron DeSantis Names Richard Prudom as Secretary of Elder Affairs

Prudom currently serves as the deputy secretary of the department.