Senior Services

Looking for Senior Services? We’re happy to help! We have plenty of resources available that you will want to take advantage of. So browse the services listed below to find what you need.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Just ask us. Email SeniorServices@gmjf.org or call 305.576.4000.

Senior Housing

Weinberg Federation Gardens 10905 SW 112 Avenue
Miami, Florida 33176
305.279.1708

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Federation Gardens is a Greater Miami Jewish Federation-sponsored subsidized, elderly housing facility with 159 apartment units and more than 170 residents in two facilities in Kendall.

It is one of the Federation’s two affordable housing facilities, funded through HUD. Residents have their own private apartments set in garden surroundings with affordable rent. There are amenities, such as free transportation to run errands, and a full range of services through Federation's beneficiary agencies that include home healthcare, social services, meals and recreation.

Weinberg Federation Towers 757 West Avenue
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
305.531.2388
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Federation Towers serves 133 residents in 114 apartment units in beautiful South Miami Beach. It is HUD-funded elderly housing that is subsidized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Completed in 1979 and sponsored by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Weinberg Federation Towers is an affordable 114-unit apartment complex for adults of all denominations, age 62 and older. It is one of the Federation’s two senior housing facilities in Miami-Dade County, both of which are funded and subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Today, Weinberg Federation Towers remains a model residential property for seniors living independently. According to Federation Housing Chair Martin Goodman, the facility continues to receive the highest marks for its physical condition, as well as its program of integrated services that enable residents to remain self-sufficient.

Weinberg Federation Towers adopted its name at its 25th anniversary, when it was re-dedicated in memory of the late Harry and Jeanette Weinberg, whose private, not-for-profit foundation supports the ongoing operational maintenance of the facility.

Golden Care Foundation

Golden Care is a program for seniors who need a support system in Miami and are part of the Heritage Society of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. This personalized program if helpful for widows or individuals with family who live far away. Golden Care members will care for its members, take them to doctors, help them shop, get medication, provide advice on finances and Medicare, attend events, and make them feel part of the community.

Resources Provided by Jewish Community Services (JCS)

AVIVA: Miami Beach Senior Center extension senior activity program in cooperation with the JCC for active seniors. Call for schedule, 305.673.6060.

HEALTHWATCH EMERGENCY ALERT RESPONSE: Provides an at-home emergency response system to help get assistance quickly during a sudden emergency. A trained operator will talk to you. Even if you are unable to speak, someone will respond to your aid.

HOMEBOUND MEALS: Kosher Meals-on-Wheels program delivers prepared meals frail elderly, 60+, five days a week.

HOMEMAKER REFERRAL SERVICES: Home care aides, homemakers and trained companions provide quality in-home assistance for senior citizens. Activities include light housework, meals and companionship. Referral services only.

L'CHAIM: Miami Beach Senior Center extension senior activity program in Sunny Isles, located in the St. Mary's Parish Hall for active seniors. Call for schedule, 305.673.6060.

MASADA HOME CARE: A Miami-Dade County licensed service offering professional home health care to individuals who choose to live independently. Services include personal care, respite, homemaker services, escort, companion and daily living assistance.

MIAMI BEACH SENIOR CENTER: Provides a State-licensed adult day care program for frail elders in addition to a full social and recreational Senior Center program for well elders. Adult day care provides transportation, Kosher meals and a full complement of therapeutic social and recreational programs. Both programs are prevention oriented and focused on health maintenance. Outreach recreation programs are located at the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center and in the city of Sunny Isles Beach in the St. Mary's Parish Hall. A Russian New American Club has active chapters in South Beach, North Miami Beach and Sunny Isles Beach.

NATURALLY OCCURING RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (NORC): an innovative community-based health and supportive services model to assist a growing number of seniors who are aging in place. The community, called Pointe East, comprises a 55+ age cohort of approximately 1500 residential units within Aventura, Florida. By providing adequate supports within a 'neighbor helping neighbor' environment, these individuals are able to maintain their independence, dignity, and quality of life.

RUSSIAN CLUB: Social skills development (integration into the community) group for Russian-born seniors.

SENIOR NUTRITION PROJECT: Provides kosher meals to those ages 60+, deemed to be in economic or social need, at five community-based congregate meal sites on Miami Beach, North Miami Beach, and South Dade. Homebound meals, either frozen or hot, are delivered to the frail elderly throughout Dade County. An ancillary shopping service for this population is also available. Congregate meal sites offer nutritionally balanced meals as well as a friendly environment that promtes education and socialization.

SENIOR RIDE: Provides wheelchair-accessible transportation services on Miami Beach to those unable to utilize public transportation, including seniors 60+. Primary destination points include the congregate meal sites, senior centers, doctors, hospitals, and grocery stores.

SEYMOUR GELBER ADULT DAY CARE CENTER: In partnership with Miami-Dade County Elderly Services, this State-licensed adult day care/respite service is offered to frail and impaired adults and their caregivers primarily residing in South Dade. Staff is trained to work with special needs (i.e., dementia/Alzheimer's disease). These special needs clients receive a meal, social and recreational activities as well as assistance with activities of daily living such as medication administration and toileting.

SHOPPING SERVICE: Provides shopping services for home-bound elderly clients.

Phone Numbers

Congregate Meal Sites
305.899.8301

Gelber Adult Day Care Center
305.270.2979

Healthwatch Emergency Alert
Response System
305.573.6498

In-Home Assistance Referral Service
305.899.8303

Kosher Meals-on-Wheels
305.899.8301

Masada Home Care, Inc.
305.672.2648

Miami Beach Senior Center
305.673.6060

Senior Employment Program
305.573.0133

Senior Ride
305.673.8658

Shopping Service for
Homebound Meal Clients
305.899.8301

Thanksgiving Food Drive

Thanksgiving Food Drive

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is proud to host another Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru on Wednesday, November 25 from 9-11 a.m. at Federation headquarters

Read More

Thank You for Your Generosity

Thank You for Your Generosity

Thanks to your overwhelming generosity, Federation ended Give Miami Day raising $1,026,577.

Read More

Tax-smart Charitable Giving

Tax-smart Charitable Giving

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation can help you with tax-smart ways to maximize your charitable giving.

Read More

Learn About Your Cancer Risk

Learn About Your Cancer Risk

Learn about the BRCA genetic mutation, carried by one in every 40 Ashkenazi Jew, and its role in cancer at a virtual program, Born in the USA and Jewish, on Tuesday, November 24 at 7 p.m.

Read More

Stay In Touch

Receive news about Greater Miami Jewish Federation events and more.