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 Community Foundation of Central Florida


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

1st Vice Chair: Gordon Arkin, Retired Partner/ Foley & Lardner

2nd Vice Chair: Craig Moore, Director of Operations/ Florida Hospital Home Health Services

Treasurer: John Gay, Managing Principal / Cresa Orlando

Secretary: Michelle Hage, Retired Manager/ Orlando Health Customer Service

Past Chairman: Jerry Kassab, President/ Lakeside Behavioral Healthcare, Inc.

Members – At – Large

Shearon Arnott, Director of District Accountability/ Florida Virtual School

Janis Austin, Property Accounting Coordinator/ Darden Restaurants

Kim Blaylock, Sr. Account Supervisor/ Fry/Hammond/Barr

Edward Casoria, Attorney/ Private Practice

Ernesto, Gonzalez-Chavez / AIP Design, Inc.

Michael Frumkin, College of Health and Public Affairs Dean/ University of Central Florida

Daniel Kyei-Donkor, Chaplain/ Florida Hospital

Reggie McGill, Director of Constituent Services/ City of Orlando

Alan Music, Commercial Real Estate Underwriter / PNC Bank

Allison Perez, Attorney/ Lowndes Drosdick Doster Kantor & Reed

Melvin Pittman, Retired Director/ Orange County Community & Environmental Services

George Royal, Vice President/ Kuykendall Gardner

Margaret Sauer, Retired Professor/ UCF School of Social Work

Ron Schirtzer, Attorney/ Greenberg Traurig

Larry Stewart, Client Advisor / Seaside National Bank & Trust

Mary Kay Villaverde, Community Volunteer

Marie Wieland, Retired President/ Orlando Health Volunteer Auxiliary