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AIR CONDITIONING UNITS AND FANS ARE NEEDED FOR ELDERLY CLIENTS!
CARES (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.) is a non-profit organization in Pasco County. We are the Lead Agency that is contracted to provide and coordinate services for Community Care For the Elderly, a funded program from the Department of Elder Affairs.
Recently, funding has shifted and requests for necessary items such as air conditioners and fans have been denied. Today (July 3, 2019), an 88 year-old woman who is facing multiple medical conditions was living without AC and had no resources for this necessity during extreme heat and weather alert conditions. CARES employees passed the hat to purchase a window AC unit for her, which was delivered and installed, but at least 10 clients in the program face a similar circumstance. We need some help from the community to sponsor additional units and help the poor elderly who are struggling in this oppressive heat.
Mail your donations to:
CARES Administrative Offices
12417 Clocktower Parkway
Hudson, FL 34667
Local phone: 727-862-9291 Toll Free: 1-888-718-2110
Credit Card donations can be taken through PayPal at CLICK HERE TO DONATE
or we can take a credit card donation over the phone. Call 727-862-9291 ext. 2071
Donations can be dropped off to any of our locations:
CLICK HERE FOR A LIST OF LOCATIONS
CARES Home Health: CARES clients are treated with dignity, respect and patience. Our staff are dependable and ethical individuals that must undergo extensive background, work history and reference checks. As a non-profit organization, our fees are affordable and very competitive. For more information call CARES toll free at 1-888-718-2110 ext. 2018.
- Certified Nursing Assistants
- Home Health Aides
CARES Daily Living Services: CARES provides older adults with services that allow people to remain in their homes, safely and in control, for as long as possible. CARES Adult Day Care helps caregivers and families who need care for their loved ones outside of the home, while they work or need respite from their caregiving tasks.
CARES Senior Centers: Enriching the lives and minds of older adults by offering a wide variety of social, recreational, wellness, computer learning and other educational programs. Feel free to visit our following centers:
- CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D. Enrichment Center Hudson, Florida 727-863-6868
- CARES Elfers Center New Port Richey, Florida 727-847-1290
- CARES Claude Pepper Senior Center New Port Richey 727-844-3077
- CARES Crescent Center Dade City 352-518-9300
- Wellness Programs – Evidence Based
- Health & Public Safety Programs
- Disease Prevention Seminars
- Memory Enhancement Workshops
- Physical Activities
- Health Fairs
- Support Groups
- Health Screenings