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Home Care in Mandarin

As a home care agency in Mandarin we are often asked about resources in Mandarin that serve seniors. 

In the 19th century, Mandarin was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit, lemons and other fruits and vegetables to Jacksonville and points north on the steamships. Mandarin is one of the best places to live in Florida. Mandarin is known for its a tropical paradise, history, ancient oak trees draped with Spanish moss, parks, marinas and water views. The 10-acre riverfront site is home to an 1876 farm complex with picnic areas as well as a citrus grove.

Senior services in Mandarin don’t have to be hard to find. We’ve compiled a list of resources for you or your loved one that will help if you are caring for a senior. 

 

Medical resources for seniors in Mandarin 

 

Harbor Chase

https://www.harborchase.com/harborchase-mandarin-short-term-care/#mandarin-rc-form

12350 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL 32223

Phone: +1 904-580-7676

When family caregivers need a break to focus on personal obligations, health, or emergencies, HarborChase of Mandarin Respite Stay is the perfect solution. They provide a flexible care option for caregivers so they can enjoy their time away knowing their family member is receiving compassionate care in an engaging environment.

 

Brookdale Mandarin

https://www.brookdale.com/en/communities/brookdale-mandarin.html

10790 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257

Phone: +1 904-339-5994

Brookdale Mandarin is an assisted living community in Jacksonville, Florida near the St. Johns River. Our residents live life well, letting us handle the cooking, cleaning and the stressful household chores. Instead, they get to fill their days with interesting things to do and interesting people to do them with.

 

Municipal Senior and Social Programs in Mandarin

 

Mandarin Senior Center

https://seniorcenter.us/sc/mandarin_senior_center_jacksonville_fl

3848 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257

Phone: +1 904-262-7309

The Senior Services Division administers community-wide social service programs serving older adults in Jacksonville/Duval County. Their mission is to encourage and empower senior citizens to live active, independent lifestyles through social, educational and wellness programs.

 

Mandarin Senior Center

https://www.coj.net/departments/parks-and-recreation/senior-services/community-and-senior-center-services/community-and-senior-centers/mandarin-senior-center,-3848-hartley-road

3848 Hartley Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257 

Phone: +1 904-262-7309

The Mandarin Senior Center’s main goal is to serve the Mandarin seniors’ community and help fulfill all their needs. The center has many resources such as: Computer lab, ceramics room, game room with billiards tables, piano, card room, library/reading room.

 

Mary Singleton Senior Center

https://www.seniorcenterdirectory.com/florida/Jacksonville.htm

Duval Mandarin Senior Citizens Center Jacksonville

Phone: +1 904-262-7309

The Mary Singleton Center has many amenities including an auditorium, computer lab, ceramics room, library and reading room, a piano, meeting rooms, a crafts and sewing room, and game room. Activities offered include day trips, weekly evening dances, classes in ceramics, painting, and arts and crafts, lectures, games, and plays. A congregate meals program is available, as well as transportation to and from the center.

 

Jacksonville Public Library, Mandarin Branch

https://jaxpubliclibrary.org/locations/mandarin-branch

3330 Kori Road. Jacksonville , FL 32257

Phone: +1 904-255-2665

The Jacksonville Public Library is a large library system, consisting of a 300,000 sq. ft. Main Library and twenty regional, community and neighborhood branch libraries. They also serve the needs of the community with a Special Needs Library for Disabled Customers and an active adult literacy program.

 

Parks and Recreation in Mandarin

 

Mandarin Park

https://www.coj.net/departments/parks-and-recreation/recreation-and-community-programming/waterways-and-boating/boat-ramps/23--mandarin-park.aspx

14780 Mandarin Road. Jacksonville, FL 32223

Historically known for its many acres of orange groves, a day in Mandarin is best started in one of its many parks. River views, a small pond, short trails, a nature discovery center, picnic pavilions, a fishing area, playground, observation pier, and a boardwalk; these are all the things that the Mandarin Park has to offer the locals.

 

Walter Jones Historical Park, The Mandarin Museum & Historical Society

http://www.mandarinmuseum.net/visit/walter-jones-historical-park

12471 Mandarin Road. Jacksonville, FL 32223

The City of Jacksonville acquired 10 acres of Major Webb’s original homestead from the descendants of Walter Jones in 1994 for the purpose of creating the city’s first historical park. The Park opened to the public in August 2000 and is today home to the Mandarin Museum, the St. Joseph’s Mission Schoolhouse for African-American Children, and other historical structures, including the 1875 Webb Farmhouse, the 1876 barn, the Losco Winery, and the Wheeler Sawmill. Following restoration, the Webb Farmhouse opened for public tours in August 2002. The Mandarin Museum & Historical Society has furnished the house to reflect family life during the late 1890s and early 1900s. Guided tours are available by advance reservation.

In addition to the museum buildings and historical structures, the park also includes a nature trail along a riverfront boardwalk, a picnic area, and restrooms.

 

Senior friendly restaurants in Mandarin 

 

Beach Diner

https://beachdiner.com/

11362 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32223

Phone: +1 904-683-0079

Beach Diner is one of the best places to eat delicious food in in a comfortable, friendly atmosphere in Mandarin. Visit the Beach Diner in Mandarin from 6am to 2:30 pm daily and try a the signature sandwich or one of their house favorite breakfasts.

 

Dolce's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant

http://dolcespizzajax.com/

12276 San Jose Blvd. Jacksonville, FL

Phone: +1 904-268-9786

Dolce's Pizza was established in 2010, and since the beginning they take pride in creating authentic Italian cuisine and true Italian pizza. Mandarin locals feel the familiar and comfortable environment while eating a delicious pizza when going to Dolce’s.

 

Waffle House

https://www.wafflehouse.com/

11825 San Jose Blvd Jacksonville, FL 32223

Phone: +1 904-238-8395

Headquartered in Norcross, GA, Waffle House restaurants have been serving Good Food Fast® since 1955. Today the Waffle House system operates more than 1,900 restaurants in 25 states and is the world's leading server of waffles, t-bone steaks, hashbrowns, cheese 'n eggs, country ham, pork chops and grits.

 

Clara's Tidbits

https://www.clarastidbits.com/

12276 San Jose Blvd # 709, Jacksonville, FL 32223

Phone: +1 904-379-7068

Tidbits Restaurant opened in 1985 seating only 35 people and serving on average 20 lunches per day. Clara and Greg LeBlanc worked long hours and raised a family while building the business into what it is today. Their catering is enjoyed throughout the Jacksonville area on a daily basis by everyone from doctors to accountants. Their value being a locally owned, family operated the business for 35 years and encourage the great people of Jacksonville to support your locally owned businesses. With homemade salads, soups, sandwiches, and desserts, they have something to please everyone.

 

Religious Institutions in Mandarin 

 

Mandarin Presbyterian Church

https://www.mandarinpres.com/

11844 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32223

Phone: +1 904-680-9944

The Mandarin Presbyterian Church is committed to serving the Mandarin community in the name of God. They believe in Jesus and spread word of His greatness.

 

The Crossing Church

https://www.justdial.com/us/FL-Jacksonville/The-Crossing-Church-near-Mandarin-Meadows-Drsan-Jose-Blvd/PE0004JN10Z

12276 San Jose Blvd, Jacksonville, FL - 32223

Phone: +1 904-503-5943

 

The Episcopal Church Of Our Saviour

https://www.justdial.com/us/FL-Jacksonville/The-Episcopal-Church-Of-Our-Saviour-near-Mandarin-Rdthornapple-Dr/P77B1174567

12236 Mandarin Rd, Jacksonville, FL - 32223

Phone: +1 904-268-9457

 

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Senior Helpers
https://www.seniorhelpers.com/fl/jacksonville

8833 Perimeter Park Blvd, Suite 602, Jacksonville, FL 32216 

Phone: +1 904-458-9000

 

Senior Helpers is a home care agency in Mandarin. Senior Helpers helps seniors, people with special needs or disabilities, new mothers, or anyone else who needs some extra assistance around their home. Short-term care for surgical recovery and long-term care is available starting at just a few hours a day all the way up to 24/7 live-in or hourly care. Senior Helpers is involved with Mandarin and its surrounding communities by holding informative senior resource fairs and participating in local chambers of commerce. If you have questions about home care or relating services, please call.