Governor DeSantis released his Bold Vision for a Brighter Future Budget. Governor DeSantis hopes that all Floridians are able to lead long, healthy and productive lives. The Bold Vision for a Brighter Future budget includes $9 million in funding to meet the needs of seniors in the community. This funding provides services for individuals and caregivers who have been impacted by Alzheimer’s disease, and other memory disorders, and will allow an additional 250 individuals and their families to receive respite services. This investment also allows an additional 590 individuals to receive adult day care and case management services through the Community Care for the Elderly Program and 240 individuals to receive support for services and supplies through the Home Care for the Elderly Program.
The $9 million funding increase includes:
$5 million for Community Care for the Elderly (CCE)
$3 million for Alzheimer's Disease Initiative (ADI)
$1 million for Home Care for the Elderly (HCE)