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Department of Elder Affairs Special Initiatives

Silver Alert Program Silver Alert Program

Silver Alert was developed in Florida to help law enforcement officers rescue persons with Alzheimer’s disease, or a related disorder, who are driving a car and become lost. The public is informed about the missing person through dynamic message signs on the highway. Governor Charlie Crist established Florida’s “Silver Alert” system by executive order in October 2008. Learn more.
Lunch and Learn Program icon DOEA "Lunch and Learn" Program

The "Lunch and Learn" program, organized by the Bureau of Planning and Evaluation, offers DOEA employees opportunities to learn about other programs, software or tools, provide information on current events or updates on changes in the Aging Network. The program helps expand DOEA employees’ knowledge about other work units both within and outside the Department. Employees appreciate the voluntary nature of the training and the presenters enjoy the opportunity to share their expertise with others in the Department. Examples of topics covered in the "Lunch and Learn" program are "How to Create Surveys", "Success Using SurveyMonkey Software to Create Online Surveys", and "About the Elder Justice Act." Learn more and view program schedule.

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