local resources

Medical Connections

 

Veterans Outpatient Clinic

372 17th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32960

772.299.4632

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The Veteran’s Outpatient Clinic provides primary care for veterans.

 

 

Sebastian Adult Day Care

815 Davis Street

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.388.5827

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Senior Resource Association is the only licensed provider of Adult Day Care in

Indian River County, with Centers in Vero Beach and Sebastian. Nursing

supervision and highly trained, certified staff provide individualized Care Plans

and personalized activities. Participants attend during the day, enabling them to

stay active, remain productive, and thereby live independently in the community.

The SRA Adult Day Care is focused on caring for individuals with Alzheimer's or

Dementia and other neurological or cognitive impairments.

 

 

Mental Health Association

820 37th Place

Vero Beach, FL 32960

727.569.9788

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The MHA offers a mental health walk-in center for those in need of counseling.

No cost or sliding scale fees. Programs for mental health education, substance

abuse, crisis intervention, domestic violence, support groups are also offered.

 

 

Spiritual Connections

 

St. Sebastian Catholic Church

13075 US 1

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.589.5790

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St. Sebastian Catholic Church is the largest congregation in Sebastian and is

very active in the community through youth ministry, food pantry, Habitat for

Humanity and more. They will offer Eucharistic services in Pelican Landing.

St. Sebastian Catholic Church is next door to Pelican Landing.

 

 

Roseland United Methodist Church

12962 Roseland Road

Roseland, FL 32957

772.589.3035

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Roseland United Methodist Church is one of the larger congregations in the

Sebastian area and is the closest Protestant church to Pelican Landing.

Roseland UMC is active in a local food pantry and thrift shop. They also have a

large preschool, children’s and youth ministry.

 

 

Exercise Programs

 

Sebastian Community Center

1805 N. Central Avenue

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.589.1009

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The Sebastian Community Center offers:

 

• Tai Chi Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 10:30. $3/person

 

• Adult Dance Classes every Friday night at 7:30. $7/person

 

• Gentle Yoga every Tuesday at 10:30. $8/person

 

• Senior Aerobics, TBA. $3/person

 

 

Services Available to Residents

 

Senior Resource Association

815 Davis Street

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.388.5827

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The Senior Resource Association offers programs to improve the quality of life to

all older adults in the county. Programs offered include:

 

• Senior Activities – SRA serves as a guide to finding senior activities in the local

  community. Call 772.469.3147 for more information.

 

• Congregate Meals – These meals are served Monday through Friday at

  several locations throughout the county. Congregate meals provide

  opportunities for food and friendship.

 

• Elder Information and Referral – For seniors seeking information about adult

  services, assisted living facilities and community support groups. 772.569.0760

 

• Homemaker – General housekeeping, laundry and shopping services

 

• Meals on Wheels – Helping the elderly get nutritious meals are a major focus.

  Meals on Wheels reaches homebound seniors who are unable to prepare hot

  meals for themselves.

 

• Respite – Relief for the regular caregiver.

 

• Telephone Reassurance – Daily telephone calls to clients who live alone to

  check on their wellbeing and let them know that someone cares.

 

 

Transportation

772.569.0903

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Community Coach provides door-to-door, assisted service for medical,

shopping, recreational, educational, employment, and other needs at a nominal

fee, Monday through Friday. The drivers are specially trained to handle the

elderly and disabled. The vans are wheelchair accessible and reservations need

to be made as far in advance as possible as reservations are made on a first

call, first serve basis.

 

 

Assistive Devices

772.569.0763

 

SRA maintains a Loan Closet which provides assistive devices (i.e., walker,

bedside commode, wheelchair, shower chair and/or cane) free-of-charge when

available. Call the above number to learn more.

 

 

Medicare Prescription Plans

Aging Resource Center

866.864.5885

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To get help with Medicare prescription plans, call the Aging Resource Center at

866.864.5885 and ask for a SHINE representative or call Medicare at

800.633.4227 or apply on-line at http://www.medicare.gov/

 

 

Support and Social Organizations

 

Alzheimer’s Association of Central and North Florida

800.272.3900

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The Alzheimer’s Association of Central and North Florida is proud to offer over

50 support groups throughout this area including support groups in Indian River

County. Groups are facilitated by trained volunteers and offer a variety of topics.

 

 

Alzheimer & Parkinson Association of Indian River County

2300 5th Ave Suite 150

Vero Beach, FL 32960

772.563.0505

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The Alzheimer and Parkinson Association of Indian River County offers:

 

• Activity Center where under the direction of qualified staff members and trained

  volunteers, participants enjoy physical, social, and mental activities providing

  much needed respite for caregivers.

 

• Counseling where care management as well as individual and family

  counseling services are available.

 

• Respite where relief for full time caregivers is provided at our Activity Center,

  in the home, and in an adult daycare setting through our respite programs.

  Financial underwriting for these services are available to those in need.

 

• Support groups meet on a regular basis for caregivers, family members and

  friends.

 

• Art of Moving Exercise for Parkinson’s disease; classes are available that are

  designed to help overcome the everyday obstacles of living with movement

  disorders.

 

• Training; regularly scheduled training sessions are available to educate the

  public, caregivers, and health care professionals.

 

• Educational Resources; the organization’s lending library offers a wide variety

  of educational resources, books, brochures, and pamphlets pertaining to

  Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and related disorders.

 

 

Sebastian River Medical Center

13695 US Highway 1

Sebastian, FL 32958

772.589.3186

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Sebastian River Medical Center offers support groups that provide

encouragement and assistance from those who are facing similar issues.

 

• Bereavement Support Group meets every Thursday at 2 pm I the SRMC dining

  room. Facilitated by Visiting Nurses Association.

 

• Breast Cancer Support Group meets the first Saturday of each month at 10 am

  in the SRMC conference room.

 

• Diabetes Support Group meets the second Tuesday of each month at 4 pm in

  the SRMC dining room.

 

 

Sebastian River Art Club & Art Center

1245 Main Street

PO Box 750534

Sebastian, FL 32978

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The Sebastian River Art Club provides various educational resources, namely:

demonstrations, workshops, art classes, and an art center with space for

members to display their work to the public. Another unique feature of the Club

is for those less experienced to have the ability to ask and receive assistance

from those artists who are, perhaps, more experienced, lending to a strong

sense of camaraderie among members. The Club consists of adults of all ages,

painting at all levels, and in all mediums.

 

 

Senior Activity Center of Sebastian

1255 Main Street

Sebastian, FL

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The Senior Activity Center of Sebastian is a very busy center open Monday

through Friday. Bridge lessons, Mahjong lessons, Mahjong, Tai Chi, 4- Deck

Canasta, Cribbage, Pinochle, Rummikub, Dominoes, Advanced Bridge, 7-Deck

Canasta, 2-Deck Canasta, and more are offered at the center.

 

 

Marine Resources Council

3275 Dixie Hwy. NE

Palm Bay, FL 32905

321.725.7775

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The Marine Resources Council brings people together to solve the problems of

the Indian River Lagoon, providing scientifically reinforced advocacy. Through

public involvement and volunteer action, MRC is a strong voice for the Lagoon

and has an impressive track record of influencing the public and government

officials.

 

 

Sebastian Area Historical Society, Inc.

P.O. Box 781348

Sebastian, FL 32978

772.581.1380

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The Sebastian Area Historical Society provides thought-provoking and

educational programs at the library throughout the season. The Society also

maintains the Sebastian Area Historical Museum in the former Sebastian

Grammar School.

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