The CARES story is one of growth and innovation. CARES has been providing services to older persons and their families since 1973.

CARES (Community Aging and Retirement Services, Inc.) is a charitable, not-for-profit 501(c) (3) corporation that provides quality and caring services to meet the needs of older persons and their families in Pasco County. CARES promotes quality of life and independence for adults through health, social, and supportive services. We work with health professionals, families, volunteers, donors, and businesses who want elders to age positively and with dignity. 

CARES IS COMMITTED TO

ADVOCACY 

We are committed to speaking on behalf of issues affecting the aging.

COMPASSION 

We are committed to interacting with each individual with empathy, caring, and kindness.

EXCELLENCE 

We are committed to maintain the highest standards.

INTEGRITY 

We are committed to demonstrating honesty, fairness, trust, and accountability in all our dealings with the people we serve, with the community, and with each other.

RESPECT

We are committed to recognize the uniqueness and diversity of all people and to believe that they should be treated with dignity and respect.

SERVICE

We are committed to develop and deliver programs that promote quality of life and independence.

INNOVATION

We are committed to anticipate and plan for the future needs of the people we serve, the people involved in their lives, and the community.

 

VISION STATEMENT

“A caring community committed to strengthening lives and creating positive

futures”

 

 OUR MISSION

Our mission is to promote quality of life and independence for adults through health, social, and supportive services.

CARES is a not-for-profit organization that has been providing services to older persons and their families since 1973.
We offer a broad spectrum of services and programs to help older adults live as they wish—independently in their homes.

CARES Home Health services are dedicated to helping people stay at home as they recover from injury or illness.

Our Daily Living services are focused on helping people with personal and household tasks so that they can stay independent.

CARES Senior Centers help people stay connected to their world and their community through social activities, computer learning, educational programs, recreational activities and group travel opportunities.

Our Wellness Programs help people stay informed and encourage adults to develop and maintain healthy lifestyles to live a better, fuller life.

How can CARES help you? View below to select a detailed listing of our services or REQUEST A SERVICE  and a CARES Representative will contact you.

WHO DO CARES SERVE?

Men, women, husbands, wives, sons, daughters, friends, neighbors, caregivers & professionals!