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Senior Services and Resources

This page includes links to city, county, state and federal sources for senior residents.

City Senior Services
The City of Sunny Isles Beach offers seniors concerts, services and programs throughout the year – many of these are free. Here is a description of the services and how to find out more information about each one.

Osher Lifelong Learning Classes
You should never stop learning. The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at FIU offers engaging and educational courses that expand your horizons and lead to personal enrichment. Learn for fun and because you want to!

Florida Department of Elder Affairs (DOEA)
This site is the place to visit for information on all issues relating to seniors. Whether you are an elder or caregiver, a professional or volunteer who deals with aging issues, or just looking for information related to Florida’s older residents, this is a good source for you.

Golden Passport for Transportation
This site provides information to seniors regarding the free bus pass within Miami-Dade County. If you are a senior citizen 65 years and older or a Social Security beneficiary and are a permanent Miami-Dade resident, you are eligible to ride transit free with a Golden Passport EASY Card.

Miami Dade County Department of Human Services (DHS)
This site contains information regarding programs offered for infants, the elderly, the disabled, veterans, refugees, farm workers, as well as domestic violence assistance and rehabilitative services. This is the County’s largest department providing comprehensive county-wide social and human services.

Miami-Dade County Senior Advocate
This site promotes important news and views for today’s senior community and their caregivers. It provides information on retirement, financial matters, Medicare, Social Security, and other pertinent topics.

Senior Citizens’ Resources at the Federal Level
This is the United States Government’s official website for senior citizens’ resources that is subtitled “Government Made Easy”. The site provides information on topics such as caregiver resources, health, housing, travel, and many other aspects of senior living.

Social Security
This is the official website of the Social Security Administration. Here you will find links to all services including how to apply for or replace a Social Security card and how to access benefits for retirement or disabilities. Changes to the benefit laws and legal issues are also published here. Local area office: Lincoln Square Office Center, 18475 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida, 33169. Toll free: 1-800-772-1213 or TTY 1-800-325-0778.