Mission: To lead and cultivate relationships with our community partners to betters serve the dynamic aging and disability network through education, advocacy, program development and resources.
Results: 12,380 Southwest Florida Medicare recipients received SHINE counseling assistance in 2016.
2,752 Older adults and adults with disabilities received services through AAASWFL State and Federally funded programs.
These services include:
- 102,236 hours of homemaker services
- 128,499 hours of respite assistance
- 52, 673 hours of personal care
- 340,256 home-delivered and congregate meals
- 18,596 transportation trips
Target demographics: Older adults (60+), adults with disabilities, and their caregivers
Geographic areas served: Charlotte, Collier, Desoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Sarasota Counties in Florida
Programs: Supportive services, like meals, homemaking, personal care and transportation;
respite relief to help seniors to remain in their own homes;
veteran-directed home and community based services;
unbiased, personalized Medicare plan assistance;
information, referral, and eligibility determination for Medicaid waiver programs;
emergency home energy assistance;
elder abuse prevention initiatives, and more.