9th Annual Circle of Care - November 9th, 2017    PRE‑REGISTER TODAY!

Community Resources

At our annual event Circle of Care, you'll find valuable information regarding community resources to best assist your care recipient and keep you in a healthy state of being. In the meantime, please refer to the helpful list below:

Local Resources

Alzheimer's Association
www.alz.org/flgulfcoast/
Contact information Sue Fox MA 941-365-8883
On a mission to eliminate Alzheimer's Disease through advancements of research to provide and enhance care and support of all affected and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. The Alzheimer's Association services include information, referral, education and support for caregivers and those affected by all dementias.

Secure Aging
www.secureaging.com/
We help seniors remain independent and navigate life's changes by managing and coordinating their care and finances. We track and monitor income sources; assist with benefits applications; review, pay and track bills; reconcile bank accounts and more. We are here to improve the quality of life for older adults.

First In Care
www.firstincare.com
Help the loved ones in your life get the attention and support they need with home health services from First in Care Home Health Agency, Inc., in Manatee County, FL. Caring for loved ones who are elderly, sick, or disabled can put a strain on your resources. Help them maintain their independence, dignity, and self-esteem with skilled quality professional care.

Florida Home Health
https://www.almostfamily.com
Florida Home Health is a Medicare certified agency providing skilled Nursing, Therapy, and Rehabilitative services for patients in their home. We are Senior Advocates committed to providing home health care that looks beyond the obvious needs of seniors enabling them to live in their homes as long as possible. HHA#299993678

Manatee Auctions
www.manateeauctions.com
We can sell just about anything: furniture, automobiles, animals, firearms, jewelry, collectables, antiques, boats, appliances, coins, tools, heavy equipment, sporting goods, an entire store full of your merchandise, a complete business liquidation and even an entire estate full of household items. We can pick up and deliver your items to the auction for you if you need us to.

Manatee County Government Aging Services
www.mymanatee.org
Manatee County Government Aging Services Section receives grant funding through the State Department of Elder Affairs to provide in-home services to Manatee County residents aged 60 and over. Information and referral services are also provided through our local Elder Helpline.

Meals on Wheels Plus
www.mealsonwheelsplus.org/
The mission of Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee, Inc. is to assist individuals to live independently by providing nutrition and caring supportive services.

Right at Home
www.seniorcaresarasota.com
Whether a family member needs a little extra help around the house, assistance recovering from a hospital stay or someone to check in on them throughout the week, Right at Home in-home care is the answer.

Tidewell Hospice
tidewell.org
Since 1980 Tidewell Hospice has provided the highest quality of compassionate care to those living with advanced illness, regardless of ability to pay, in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee or Sarasota counties.

Water's Edge
www.watersedgeseniorliving.org
Water's Edge of Bradenton is a rental retirement community that offers independent living apartments, assisted living apartments and maintenance free villas on a 33 acre gated campus.

National Websites of Interest

Elder Abuse Information
Elder Care Locator on-line
Family Disaster Planning
Florida State Parks
Florida State Dept. of Elder Affairs
Health Directives-"Five Wishes"
Health Information for Florida consumers:
Homecare Do's & Don'ts
Household Products-health & safety of
Hurricane Awareness
Medicaid
Medicare
Medicare - Report Fraud
Medicaid/Medicare Rx Plan Information
Medicare/Medicaid Extra Help for Low Income
Nursing Home Guide
Osteoporosis -Exercise to Prevent
Prescription Benefit Plan for Low-Income Florida Seniors
Prescription - Compare Drug Prices
Senior Nutrition
Volunteer Opportunities