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ACL - Connecting People to Services

The Administration for Community Living or ACL for short. The group believes that services should be strong enough so individuals can be supported in their own home. Or other community-based settings. The group does not help people directly but has several programs to help connect them with services that do. These programs help older adults and people with disabilities. Helps them find supports and services that are needed to successfully live in their communities. Please call or visit the website for more information.

Programs Available:

Alvin A Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Early Stage Alzheimer's Support Group

We offer a support group designed for those who have early stage dementia and are seeking information and support. The group includes:

  • Adjusting to new situations
  • Coping with changes and feelings related to memory loss
  • Topics such as questions and concerns about memory loss
  • Wellness and support systems

This group meets twice per month for a four month period. Those interested must be interviewed first to determine whether this type of group is right for them. Call for more information.

Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Alzheimer's Caregive Support Group

Two caregiver support groups are offered:

The Adult Children Support Group - The focus is on issues, concerns and questions adult children face as they care for a parent with memory loss. We also assist in teaching more about memory loss.

The Nursing Home/Assisted Living Issues Support Group - Topics covered:

  • How to be active in the loved one's care
  • How to make your visits more meaningful
  • How to resolve concerns and communicate with facility staff
  • State and federal regulations governing nursing homes and assisted living facilities
  • The care plan process

This group is a closed meeting for family members only. Call for more information.

Alvin A. Dubin Alzheimer's Resource Center - Safety Program / Wanderer's Identification Bracelets

They offer an emergency plan packet for those with Alzheimer's. It includes an application for the ID bracelet. The bracelet will identify the adult and help reunite him/her with their caregiver. Also included are tools necessary to alert emergency workers if needed. Call for more information.

Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida - Elder Care

Area Agency on Aging helps seniors, as well as their caregivers. They offer a range of services, and referrals.

Services Include:

  • The Elder Helpline
  • Home- and Community-Based Care
  • SHINE (Medicare counseling)
  • Health & Wellness Workshops
  • Elder Abuse Prevention & Education
  • EHEAP (Emergency Home Energy Assistance)
  • MIPPA (Medicare savings for low income beneficiaries)
  • Statewide Medicaid-Managed Long-Term Care
  • Respite Care
  • Veteran-Directed Home and Community Based Services

Please call or visit website for more information.

Florida Department of Elder Affairs - Elder Helpline

This agency has many services for Florida's seniors. Each county has its own telephone number. You may also use the statewide toll-free number.

See the Florida Department of Elder Affairs website for more information.

Here you can find information about the following:

  • Adult Protective Services
  • Heath & Welfare
  • Senior Companion Program
  • Transportation
  • and more

Toll Free: 1.800.955.8770
TDD: 1.800.955.8771