Senior Resources

Finding the right senior care or service for your loved one can be a challenging and sometimes overwhelming process. 

Check out the list of resources for seniors below to help guide you through the process. Here you will find articles, tools, services, support and direction to educate yourself and help your loved one.


Caregiver Resources from

Caregiver Resource Network

Parenting Our Parents

Today's Caregiver- resource website

Care Managers

       Aging Life Care Association - Care Managers, Florida Chapter

       Guardianship Services - National Guardianship Association, Inc.



        Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida - Aging and Disability Resource Center

       Suncoast Center for Independent Living - services to people with disabilities 


Elder Abuse

Adult Protective Services

Nursing Home Abuse Center

Reporting Elder Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation


Elder Law Practitioners and Legal Services in Florida

Department of Elder Affairs

Florida Elder Law Attorneys


General Information

       Hurricane Preparedness - (NOAA)

       Social Security Frequently Asked Questions


Senior Advocacy

       Benefits CheckUp- National Council on Aging

       Friendship Centers - People Helping People

National Council on Aging

Long Term Services and Supports


Senior Health

Agency for Health Care Administration- Florida


Alzheimer’s Association 

American Cancer Society 

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 

American Psychiatric Association

Arthritis Foundation

BenefitsCheckUp (Service of the National Council on Aging) 

National Institute of Health Services

National Institute of Mental Health

Healthy Aging


Medline Plus - Drugs, Supplements, Health information

Mental Health America

US Administration on Aging


Senior Services Directory by County

Charlotte County Senior Services Division

Elder Helpline

Electricity Assistance for the Elderly

Eldercare- Department of State

Lee County Division of Aging Services

Manatee County Aging Network- MCAN

Meal on Wheels Fort Myers

Sarasota County Aging Network- SCAN



Crisis Line

Florida Vets

Homeless Veterans

Housing Assistance

National Center for PTSD

US Dept. for Veterans Affairs- Geriatrics and Extended Care

Veterans Health, Benefits, Burials & Memorial

Veterans Services- Sarasota County