CARES Daily Living Services help seniors, caregivers and families, in Pasco County Florida, with solutions that can help people to remain living in their homes with safety and confidence. Other services such as CARES Adult Care help caregivers and families who are struggling to care for loved ones or need a caregiving “break”.
CARES Daily Living Services include:
Adult Day Care:
CARES Adult Day Services recognized that people are people, regardless of their age, need, or limitations. Everyone deserves to have a caring, stimulating, and enjoyable environment which encourages their ability for self-care and inspires positive feelings of dignity and self-worth. Staff assists our participants with any physical, medical or memory challenges that may have diminished their independence. Caregivers also benefit when they use Adult Day Services. It offers the opportunity to continue to work, run the family household or just relax. Adult Day Services provides peace of mind that your loved one is receiving excellent care in a fun and stimulating atmosphere. Locations in Dade City, Florida call 352-518-9300 and New Port Richey, Florida call 727-844-3077.
CARES Telephone Reassurance program is a free program for Pasco County seniors. A trained volunteer will give wellness checks by a phone call on a regularly scheduled basis to seniors who are in need of someone to touch base with them, to ensure their well-being, and/or to have a friendly conversation. Volunteers call program participants each weekday to check on their well-being and to report any concerns to CARES staff, who then make referrals to family or other staff or agencies. Call CARES Elfers in New Port Richey, 727-847-1290.
Many people in our community are overwhelmed with their circumstances and tasks such as cleaning and garbage removal can quickly spiral out of control. With no friends or family to help, their situation can become very desperate. CHORE protects vulnerable adults from living in unsafe and unhealthy conditions. CARES CHORE is a Florida State funded program, to qualify you must go through the Area on Aging of Pasco Pinellas Counties. http://agingcarefl.org or you can call the Helpline 1-800-963-5337.