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Press Releases

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program Announces Ombudsman of the Year (05/01/2014)

Florida's Ombudsman Program Remains Steadfast Amidst False Claims - (08/27/2013)

Advocates Recommend Change for Residents in Long-Term Care

Click here for press releases from 2009-2011

In the News

Being a Voice for Others - New Tampa Life Magazine - January 2014

Looking Out for Others - Trinity Life Magazine - November 2013

James M. Croteau - A View From Inside the Ombudsman Program

Ombudsmen, looking out for seniors - Rattler News - June 18, 2012

Ombudsmen volunteers stand up for the elderlySarasota Herald Tribune - June 6, 2012

Ombudsmen persist in efforts to bring about positive change for Florida's long-term care facility residents - Capital Soup - June 5, 2012

Ask an ombudsman - The Island Reporter April - June 1, 2012

ALF task force renews reform effort - Florida Courier - May 16, 2012

Ombudsman Program honors elders during Older Americans Month - Capital Soup - May 9, 2012

Pasco and North Pinellas ombudsman volunteer honored for advocacy work - Tampa Bay Times - May 9, 2012

Assisted living evictions have few rules in Florida - Sun Sentinel - May 6, 2012

Ask an ombudsman - The Island Reporter April - May 1, 2012

Ombudsman Program honors volunteers during National Volunteer Week - TC Palm- April 19, 2012

Palm Beach County advocate honored for ombudsman volunteer work - Town-Crier - April 16, 2012

Recruitment Manager discusses mission of the Ombudsman Program (start listening to the recording at 19:10) - 1250 WHNZ Senior Voice America - April 13, 2012

Tallahassee local advocate honored for ombudsman volunteer work - WTXL ABC 27 - April 13, 2012

South Central Florida Council advocate honored for ombudsman volunteer work - The Ledger - April 9, 2012

Palm City woman honored for work with long-term care facilities - TC Palm - April 9, 2012

Assisted living facility residents need arbitrary eviction protections - Miami Herald - April 2, 2012

Ask an ombudsman - The Island Reporter - April  1, 2012

Treasure Coast District Manager discusses services of Ombudsman Program - WSTU 1450 - March 22, 2012

Meet Mary Bruels, an Ombudsman Program volunteer - Elder Update - March 2, 2012

Ask an ombudsman to launch  - The Island Reporter - March 1, 2012

Ombudsman Program releases annual report - Elder Update - January 2, 2012

 

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