LHANC provides seniors with nutritionally balanced meals to help maintain or improve their nutrition status, which in turn will improve or maintain their health status and ability to remain living at home. All menus are prepared under the supervision of a registered, licensed dietitian.
Congregate Meals Service -- Served at Senior Centers throughout Miami-Dade county for the 33 past years, nutritious meals are provided to about 1,750 unduplicated seniors every week day. These meals are designed to provide 1/3 of an elderly person's daily nutritional needs.
In addition to receiving congregate meals, seniors who attend the senior centers have many other services at their disposal. These services include transportation to and from the center, recreation activities such as arts and crafts and music appreciation, dominoes, bingo, and other group table games. Seniors in attendance are also offered exercise instruction provided by certified exercise trainers and with a program specific to the needs and abilities of seniors. LHANC provides congregate meals services at all of their centers.
For additional information on the Home Delivered Meals program and program eligibility please call: (305) 858-0887 Ext. 1298 or 1247 or MEALS@lhanc.org.
Little Havana Activities and Nutrition Centers of Dade County, Inc. ("LHANC") provides its senior participants an array of comprehensive services listed below:
LHANC provides several essential health services to seniors in the community who are eligible for services through Medicare Fee for Service, Medicaid, and HMO's or private insurance which include:
For uninsured low-income clients LHANC can provide the above services through a sliding scale fee.
LHANC provides supportive social services to its senior clients, making sure they receive appropriate care. LHANC social services include help the following:
Little Havana: CIIMD0358
Miami Beach: C11MD0818
LHANC provides seniors pick up and drop off services to and from their home.. Transportation is also used to take seniors on field trips and special events.
We provide these transportation services at all of our 12 centers throughout the Miami-Dade County area. Participants must live within the boundaries of the center they attend in order to qualify for transportation.
For information regarding transportation please call us at 305.987.0080.
LHANC's Home Health Agency is licensed by the State of Florida and Medicare/Medicaid certified. The HHA is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Healthcare.. LHANC's Home Health Agency provides personal care services, skilled nursing care, and homemaking services, as prescribed by a physician to eligible home-bound individuals in the community. Services include:
For more information please contact us at 786.470.3080.
In addition, to all of our other services, we offer Child care services in two locations one in Little Havana and the other in Miami Beach where parents will find a safe, professional, loving, and culturally sensitive environment for children while they become better informed on issues relative to child rearing.
Rainbow Child Care Services are offered to children between the ages of 0 through 5. This program is offered on a sliding scale fee and subsided services are also available.
For additional requirements, please call Annie Benedetti (305) 858-0887 Ext 237. Send an email here.
"Forever Home" - Long Term Care Services provides frail, nursing home-eligible elderly persons with the necessary assistance in order for them to remain living at home and to prevent early nursing home placement.
This program began in 2004 and currently serves over (2,000) clients. It is designed for seniors age 65+ who need assistance with at least three of their Activities of Daily Living (ADL), or who have been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease or other dementia-related illnesses.
Services include: Home delivered meals, homemaker services, sitters, personal care assistance, skilled nursing, consumable and durable medical equipment, chore assistance, environmental modifications, and dental and hearing care.
For more information please contact our Long Term Care Department @ 786.250.7375 or email LTCreferrals@lhanc.org.
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