CARES Non-Profit In-Home Services

State of Florida Home Health Agency License #299994876

To receive CARES In-Home programs, you must first apply through the Area Agency on Aging of Pasco-Pinellas. Learn more at or call the HELPLINE at 1-800-963-5337.

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS)

Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) are designed to help people in their own home or community, rather than moving to a facility such as an ALF or nursing home. These programs can also provide caregivers with supportive services such as Adult Day Care. HCBS offers Health Services to meet medical needs and Human Services that support daily living needs. Programs may offer a combination of both types of services.

Community Care for the Elderly


CCE program provides community-based services organized in a continuum of care to help functionally impaired elders live in the least restrictive yet most cost-effective environment suitable to their needs. Services or Activities: Eligible clients may receive a wide range of goods and services, including adult day care, case management, case aide, chore, companionship, medical supplies, counseling, escort, emergency alert response, emergency home repair, home-delivered meals, home health aide, homemaker, home nursing, information and referral, legal assistance, material aid, medical therapeutic services, personal care, respite, shopping assistance, transportation, and other community-based services.


Florida's Alzheimer's Disease Initiative (ADI) provides services to meet the changing needs of individuals and families affected by Alzheimer's disease and similar memory disorders.

The ADI provides caregiver respite services and support. ADI respite includes in-home, facility-based (usually at adult day care centers), emergency, and extended care (up to 30 days) for caregivers who serve patients with memory disorders.

The Department of Elder Affairs coordinates and develops policy to carry out the statutory requirements for the Alzheimer's Disease Initiative.



HCE program supports care for Floridians age 60 and older in family-type living arrangements within private homes, as an alternative to institutional or nursing home care.

A basic subsidy averaging $160 per month is provided for all program participants. Formal case management is provided when needed.



OAA provides the following programs and services. Supportive Services provide adult day care, caregiver training and support, chore, congregate dining, home-delivered meals, homemaker services, information and referral assistance, medical transportation, nutrition education, and shopping assistance.

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Making a Difference In Pasco County

CARES has served over 87,000 clients in Pasco County. Recent Population statistics show there are 500,809 Pasco residents.

  • 7% of the total population
    are over the age of 60;
  • 22% are 65 or over;
  • 10% are 75 or over;
  • 3% are 85 or over.

In short, without CARES there are many elderly facing institutional placement.


We have many people on waiting lists for services. Funding does not cover our needs. Please donate to help support this program!


Our Locations

CARES Rao Musunuru, M.D.
Enrichment & Activity Center

12417 Clock Tower Pkwy. Hudson, FL 34667
Center: 727-863-6868
Administration: 727-862-9291

CARES Elfers Senior Center

4136 Barker Dr, New Port Richey, FL 34652

CARES Claude Pepper Senior Center

6640 Van Buren St. New Port Richey, FL 34653

CARES Crescent Senior Center

13906 5th St. Dade City, FL 33525