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I am inquiring on the behalf of my brother, who is 63, totally blind, and is living in an assisted living facility in Jacksonville, Fl 32205. I'm trying to find a service that would deliver food and/or beverages to the AL facility where he lives. This facility does not provide regular shopping trips to places like Walmart or other grocery stores and since he is blind, he cannot drive himself. It would be great if he could place an order, either via telephone or online (with the assistance of myself or some other person with a computer), and have the delivery brought to the facility that he's living in.

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Most larger grocery stores deliver food and nearly anything that the store offers. Your brother may have to have someone order for him online, but some may take orders over the phone. Good luck - it's a better time for that than in the past.
take care,
Carol
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The AL provides all his meals and snacks, right? What is it that he'd like to order over and above that?

The Personal Needs Allowance in Florida is more than $25 a month. Why is he getting only $25? How can he get his haircut and replace worn-out clothing on that small amount?

There is something that doesn't seem right in this picture. Can you explain a little more?
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FF, when I shop at Walmart there are often several buses from AL's dropping off and picking up their residents. Were you are perhaps thinking of memory care? Now that would be a nightmare LOL
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You mention that you are available to help him place the order. If all he has is $25 a month it would be very nice of you to just pick up his few things. Even if a store delivered, you would need to tip, and that would be a big chunk of his money gone. If he were my bro, I'd be happy to do it. It would probably take less time and energy just to pick up his few items than it would be to place such a small monthly order. I'm sure he would be very grateful and it would show him that you care about his needs.
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Just want to thank everyone for taking the time to answer my question. So many good ideas. Just to clarify, I do take care of my brothers needs and I take him shopping and I use my own money to do so. I live 2 hrs away from his AL facility and I am 71 years old. I am trying to prepare for the day when I won't be around or won't be able to do what I am doing now. The AL facility takes his entire social security benefit with the exception of $50/mo, out of which the cost of his meds are deducted, thereby leaving him with $25. I am checking out all suggestions so far posted on this site, in fact, I had already checked out several during the past 4 months. I will keep checking until I can find some organization or volunteer group that can take over when I can no longer do it myself. Thanks again everyone...your input is greatly appreciated. DonnaforJack
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Be careful of how he receives additional funds though, because if he's on Medicaid, it could be counted as income and effect his eligibility.
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Donna, I did a quick google search for grocery delivery in Jacksonville and got several promising sites, perhaps you can do the same.
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Check with the local grocery stores as they are starting to deliver. Even Walmart delivers food! I'm saying that based on the Fry's, Albertson's, Walmart, and Safeway here in AZ. The stores are making it easier to shop.
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Aren't any family members helping out financially? A few bucks a week to help out a senior in need?
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There may be some Senior Volunteer groups that would be able to take him out shopping or do some shopping for him.
There may also be a church group that would do the same thing.
Check the stores they may have a service like "Pea Pod" that will deliver groceries. (By me that is Jewel , I think that is Albertson's )
If you do not live near him what is the possibility that once a week you could make up a "Care Package" and UPS it to him. That way he can save his $25.00 and get a few snacks that will last him a week. That is if we are talking snacks and not full meals that he wants to get. Most AL facilities have in addition to the meals snacks at specific times as well as many now have juice bars and snacks available 24/7
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