About Us

Who We Are

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Our Mission

Seniors First enhances the quality of life for Central Florida senior citizens by maintaining their independence and dignity through nutrition, home improvement and support services, which assist seniors in need.


Who is eligible for services?

Any Orange or Seminole County resident, 60 or older, may be eligible for our services. Eligibility requirements vary by program, and some programs require a professional in-home assessment.

For more information click here to see our Profile with the Central Florida Foundation.


Chair: Gordon Arkin, Retired Partner | Foley & Lardner

1st Vice Chair: Larry Stewart, Client Adviser|at Seaside National Bank & Trust

2nd Vice Chair: Margaret Sauer, Retired Professor| UCF School of Social Work

Treasurer: Edward Casoria, Attorney in Private Practice

Secretary: Melvin Pittman, Retired Director | Orange County Community & Environmental Services

Past Chairman: Robert Higgins, Attorney| Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed

Members – At – Large

Janis Austin, Property Accounting Coordinator | Darden Restaurants

Kim Blaylock, Sr. Account Supervisor | &Barr

Carol Clark, Aide to Mayor Jacobs | Orange County Government

Steven Fisher, Regional Vice President | TD Bank

John Gay, Managing Principle | Cresa Orlando

Michelle Hage, Retired Manager | Orlando Health Customer Service

Jerry Kassab | Aspire Health Partners

Bruce Marin, Attorney | Foley & Lardner

Allison Ramirez, Attorney| Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed

Jim Shapiro, Retired | Auto Rental Parking

Jonathan Ware, M.D., Medical Director of Population Health | Orlando Health

Lavon Williams, Neighborhood Preservation Manager | Orange County Government


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