Senior Friendship Centers Caregiver Resource Center: Provides a one-stop, system to access community resources. Monthly newsletter highlights, caregiver educational programs and support groups. Trained volunteers are available to offer information and advice on issues regarding caregiving. http://friendshipcenters.org
Sarasota 9am-2pm M-F Venice: 10am-3pm M-F
1820 Brother Geene Way 2350 Scenic Dr.
Sarasota, FL 34236 Venice, FL 34293
Alzheimer’s Association Florida Gulf Coast: Provides individual and family consultations for caregivers to help families develop a plan of care. Free caregiver training classes offered monthly. Emergency Respite services are available in certain circumstances. Several monthly Caregiver Support Groups meet in the local area. http://www.alz/org/flgulfcoast
3277 A Fruitville Rd. Ste 1
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-3645-8883-- 24 hr confidential Helpline: 800-272-3900
JFCS-Jewish Family/Children’s Services: Provides assessment/counseling, educational seminars, caregiver training, caregiver support groups and respite services. www.jfcs-cares.org
266 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
941-364-7560 caregiver helpline email: email@example.com
VA Caregiver Support: Provides financial assistance for in-home care, day care or assisted living to eligible Veterans or their widowed spouse. Local county staff are available to assist with eligibility and explain services available.
Sarasota County Veterans Office Manatee County Veterans Office
1660 Ringling Blvd. 1112 Manatee Ave. W.
Sarasota, FL 34236 Bradenton, FL 34205
Tidewell Hospice: Provides educational programming, grief support, volunteer services to those providing care to individuals with life limiting illness. http://www.tidewell.org
5955 Rand Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34238
Florida Elder Helpline: Provides information and referral to local resources for those caring for an older adult. Provides access to subsidized in-home care for eligible elders. 800-963-5337