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We're delighted to share highlights from SoFIA Celebrates, which honored leaders and volunteers who help empower people to thrive as they age. Couldn't make it? Watch the video and checkout the program below:
The Consumer Technology Association Foundation is a generous partner of SoFIA's. Thanks to its support, SoFIA has successfully expanded our curriculum to teach seniors how to adopt technology. Our CEO was recently invited to speak about this partnership at the Consumer Electronic Show 2019 in Las Vegas. Click below to watch the interview:
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (December 3, 2018) – The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) will host the Second Annual SoFIA Celebrates presented by BB&T on Friday, February 8 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the W Fort Lauderdale, 401 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
“So much has happened in the past year since we announced our new mission,” said SoFIA President and CEO Peter Kaldes, Esq. “SoFIA’s think and act tank has drawn national attention and we delivered programs that directly impact the social and economic needs of area seniors. SoFIA Celebrates will turn the spotlight on others in the community who are doing so much to help empower people as they age.”
Veterans, who were once trained to defend our country, are now training other Veterans on how to adopt technology. Take a look at this from CBS Miami and meet George, one of these amazing Veteran trainers:
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (November 3, 2018) – The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) has announced a $75,000 grant from The Jim Moran Foundation which will support the non-profit organization’s caregiving and respite initiatives.
“Through the generous support of The Jim Moran Foundation, we are tackling the epidemic of loneliness that impacts the well-being and security of so many of our seniors,” said SoFIA President and CEO Peter Kaldes, Esq. “Just recently one of our senior companions was helping a woman with her mail and discovered an eviction notice. We were able to find the legal help to save the woman’s home. This donation will have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of hundreds of local seniors.”
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 19, 2018) – The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA), a non-profit which creates planning and development strategies to deliver socio-economic support programs for South Florida seniors, has named Debbie Savage to its board of directors. Savage is founder and president of Responsive Home Care, a private duty home care agency exclusively serving Broward County.
“Debbie’s long-time commitment to the local community and her extensive experience advocating for quality senior care will greatly enrich SoFIA’s mission,” said SoFIA President and CEO Peter Kaldes, Esq. “Caregiving is a focal point at SoFIA, with five thriving senior caregiving programs currently in place. Debbie’s knowledge and skill sets will help strengthen and expand the caregiving and senior services we provide.”
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (October 17, 2018) – The South Florida Institute on Aging (SoFIA) is training Palm Beach seniors in how to use technology as the non-profit that has been serving Broward County seniors for more than 50 years delivers services within the county for the first time.
“It will take a regional approach to undertake the social research, advocate for the public policy and provide the programing that will help South Florida’s seniors thrive in a rapidly changing world,” said SoFIA President and CEO Peter Kaldes, Esq. “We are pleased to offer the award-winning Senior Planet program that trains seniors to use technology to improve and enhance their social and civic engagement as our first services to Palm Beach County seniors.”
The CW's Inside South Florida recently featured SoFIA and how it is innovating the services provided to seniors. Check out the video and article here.