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In the News - 2011

Volunteer Ombudsmen look out for the elderly - Ocala Star Banner - December 19, 2011

Tales of Inhumanity, Dedication - The Ledger - December 6, 2011

Looking back on October's Residents' Rights Month - Elder Update - November 2, 2011 

Retiring from work, living your life (Podcast) - The Caregiver Hour - October 24, 2011

Celebrate Residents' Rights Month - The Gainesville Sun - October 3, 2011

Assistance during facility closures - Elder Update - September 2, 2011 

Pinellas ALFs experiencing increased regulatory scrutiny - St. Petersburg Times - August 24, 2011

On the agenda: federal employees association - The Ledger - August 22, 2011

Elder care centers try to bridge language gap - The Ledger - August 20, 2011

Ombudsman Program announces need for volunteer advocates in Osceola County - Around Osceola - August 5, 2011

Dear Abby: Have you heard of the Ombudsman Program?Dear Abby - August 5, 2011

Ombudsman Program announces need for volunteer advocates in Panama City - WMBB News 13 ABC - July 26, 2011

Ormond Beach local helped by volunteer ombudsman - Our Coastal Volusia Towns - July 14, 2011

Ombudsman of the Year winners  - Elder Update - July 2, 2011 

Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program protects residents - Our Coastal Volusia Towns - June 23, 2011

Ombudsmen provide voice for the elderly  - Citrus County Chronicle Online - June 8, 2011

Agency moves to revoke license at Hilcrest Retirement Residence in St. Petersburg  - St. Petersburg Times- June 8, 2011

Assisting the elderly, ombudsman keeps eyes on long-term care facilities - Citrus County Chronicle Online - June 1, 2011

Heaven Sent Group Home assisted living facility operated without a license - TC Palm - May 27, 2011

Volunteer ombudsman, Ray Sykes, honored as Northwest Council's "Ombudsman of the Year" - Independent News - May 26, 2011

Health Caring podcast: How to choose a nursing home - Health Caring Times-Union - May 25, 2011

State agency shuts down assisted living facility, Hilcrest Retirement Residence, overrun by bedbugs - St. Petersburg Times - May 22, 2011

Pinellas advocate honored for 200+ volunteer hours - Gulfport WTSP News - May 17, 2011

Who to call about assisted living facilities in Manatee County - Bradenton.com - May 5, 2011

Florida Celebrates the Ombudsman Program - Health News Florida - April 24, 2011

 St. Petersburg's assisted living facility, Palazzo Di Oro, announces it will close - St. Petersburg Times - March 30, 2011

How to pick a nursing home - Market Watch - March 29, 2011

Ombudsman Program submits annual report early, with a new look  - Elder Update - March 2, 2011