The Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the national non-profit organization, the Alzheimer’s Association has support groups designed to meet the needs of people living with Alzheimer’s disease and the family members who care for them. 24-hour Helpline: 1.800.772.8672.
Learn about cancer diagnoses, treatment options, support services and local community resources from The American Cancer Society.
Doctor’s Choice is a Medicare and Joint Commission accredited home health agency providing physician- ordered home health care services in Sarasota, Florida. Services include symptom and disease management, medication management, mobility, home safety issues and a wide range of education are among the many needs covered. Available up to 7 days a week, depending on your needs. Doctor’s Choice is the affiliate organization of Help at Home Homecare.
Help at Home Homecare has partnered with Doctors Transport, a service that has been committed to providing prompt, courteous, dependable and affordable transportation services for nursing homes, adult day care centers and hospitals. They take special care with wheelchair transport services and also do stretcher transport services. Look for Help at Home’s name and logo on the back of their 14 vans.
Access the official U.S. Government site for people with Medicare.
Help at Home is fully accredited through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care which ensures standards of care based on home care organizations that “go the extra mile.”
AARP is a membership organization leading positive social change and delivering value to people age 50 and over through information, advocacy and service.
Look for the Caregiver Quality Assurance logo when choosing an agency to provide home care. The Caregiver Quality Assurance program is designed to identify home health care agencies and companion care companies that go above and beyond the norm when selecting quality caregivers.
The American Heart Association provides information, tools and resources to patients, caregivers and professionals about cardiovascular disease and stroke. Risks, treatment options, articles, presentations are available through their website