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Community Resources

This is a list of resources we have provided for your convenience and cannot recommend any resource in particular. This guide is not an all-inclusive list of community resources, nor does it provide all services available.

Transportation

American Cancer Society – Road to Recovery (352) 629-4727 Transport to and from cancer treatments
Mercy Flight Southeast (352) 326-0761 Air transportation
Eagle Transport (352) 427-7723 Local and long distance transport, fee
Emerald Transportation (352) 208-5511 Seven days a week, fee
Glenn Leopard Transport (352) 812-1670 Non-emergency 24/7, fee
Granny Nannies (352) 821-1909 Errands, grocery shopping, transport to doctor appt, fee
Home Instead Senior Care (352) 622-6447 Errands, grocery shopping, fee
Ken Care, Inc. (352) 494-4020 Transportation, shopping, errands, fee
Marion County Senior Services (352) 620-3501 Errands, fee
Marion Transit Services (352) 620-3501 Call 3 days before appointment. Wheelchair lifts available, fee
Premier International Limousine (352) 629-5559 Transport to and from dr. office, fee
SunTran (352) 401-6999 Mass Transit, fee
Vets Helping Vets (352) 401-9788 Vets/families. Transport for shopping, doctor office

Food/Clothing Service

Annie W. Johnson Senior Services Center (352) 489-8021 Daily meals. Income guidelines. Dunnellon residents only
Experience Care (352) 401-1844 Meal preparation
Family Care Givers (352) 307-8044 Meal preparation
Granny Nannies (352) 821-1909 Meal preparation
Help Agency of the Forest (352) 629-1900 Food for Forest residents only
Home Instead Senior Care (352) 622-6447 Meal preparation
Ken Care, Inc. (352) 494-4020 Meal preparation, laundry
Marion Senior Services Meal Program (352) 620-3501 Age 60+, offers various meal site locations
Meals on Wheels (352) 620-3501 Meal delivery
On The Go (Ocala Word of Faith Church) (352) 732-6187 Food/clothing every 60 days
Operation Compassion (352) 690-6822 Food distributed 3rd Sat each month
Salvation Army (352) 732-8326 Shelter feeding program: breakfast, dinner
WE CARE (Moss Bluff Baptist Church) (352) 288-4270 Food/clothing for Ocklawaha residents. Income guidelines

House Care

Annie W. Johnson Senior Services Center (352) 489-8021 Financial assistance. Income guidelines. Dunnellon only
Family Care Givers (352) 307-8044 Housekeeping, laundry
Granny Nannies (352) 821-1909 Housekeeping
Home Instead Senior Care (352) 622-6447 Housekeeping
Ken Care, Inc. (352) 494-4020 Housekeeping
Marion County Board of County Commissioners (352) 620-3960 Portable ramps
Marion Senior Services
Emergency Home Energy Assistance
(352) 620-3501 Assists seniors age 60+ with heating/cooling funds Income guidelines
Marion County Snr Svcs Homemaker (352) 620-3501 Age 60+, housekeeping and errands
Peace of Mind (352) 401-0040 Housekeeping
Salvation Army (352) 732-8326 Utility bill assistance
Vets Helping Vets (352) 401-9788 Light housekeeping for vets and families

Medical Equipment

Accent Medical Equipment (352) 622-7260 Medical equipment
Certified Medical Systems (352) 237-4146 Scooters and lift chairs
Comfort Care Medical Equipment (352) 307-9191 Medical equipment
Lifeline (352) 694-9600 Personal response service
MC Sr Services–Emergency Alert Resp (352) 620-3501 Age 60+, emergency alert response service

Prescription Service

InterFaith Emergency Services (352) 629-8868 Prescription assistance
Marion Cty Emerg Presc Program (352) 620-3375 Prescription assistance
Merck (800) 716-2772 Prescription assistance
Mini Drugs (877) 530-3743 www.pharmacy-online.ca
SHINE (Dept. of Elder Affairs) (800) 963-5337 Prescription assistance program
Pfiser for Living Share Card (800) 717-6005 Prescription assistance
Together Rx (800) 865-7211 www.together-rx.com

Adult Day Care/Respite Care

Blessed Trinity Adult Day Care (352) 671-2823 Day care
Experience Cares (352) 401-1844 Respite, companionship
Florida Respite Coalition (866) 357-3543 Find respite care services
Granny Nannies (352) 821-1909 Respite
Hampton Manor (352) 237-4544 Respite
Home Instead Senior Care (352) 622-6447 Respite, companionship
Ken Care, Inc. (352) 494-4020 Companionship, in-home child care
Marion Cty Alzheimer’s Group (352) 237-1388 Respite
Marion Cty Senior Services (352) 620-3501 Age 60+. Adult day care and respite care
Peace of Mind (352) 401-0040 Companions, sitters
Vets Helping Vets (352) 401-9788 Vets and their families receive respite

Home Health Care

Amedisys (352) 237-1680 Personal care
Arcadia Health Care (352) 732-7686  
Bay Care (352) 622-2757 Home Care
Comfort Keepers (352) 237-0008 Home care, respite
Experience Cares (352) 401-1844 Personal care
Gentiva Health Services (352) 402-0660  
Granny Nannies (352) 821-1909 Bathing, feeding
Home Instead Senior Care (352) 622-6447  
Interim Healthcare (352) 351-5040  
Ken Care, Inc. (352) 494-4020 Personal grooming, dressing, mobility assistance
Marion Cty Sr Services Personal Care (352) 620-3501 Non-skilled bathing, dressing, ambulating
NHC Home Care (352) 854-0553 Skilled nursing
Senior Home Care (352) 861-0272  
Seven Rivers Home Care (352) 489-4099  

Assisted Living/Alzheimer Care

Alterra (Sterling House) (352) 732-1122  
The Bridge Assisted Living (352) 873-2036  
Camelot Chateau Assisted Living (352) 629-6077  
Chambrel at Pinecastle (352) 368-7710  
Change of Pace Assisted Living (352) 629-8990  
Hampton Manor- Ocala (352) 237-4544  
Hampton Manor- Belleview (352) 493-7575  
Hampton Manor- Dunnellon (352) 465-0300  
Hawthorne Inn at Surrey Place (352) 237-7773  
Hidden Pines (352) 854-7171  
Magnificent Care (352) 687-8806  
Emeritus (352) 622-9696  
Pine Ridge of Ocala (352) 622-9798  
Prestige Manor (352) 245-7466  
Quiet Oaks Asst’d Living (352) 861-2088  
New Horizon (352) 629-8649  
Harbor House of Ocala (352) 489-9698  
Superior Residence at Cala Hills (352) 861-2887 Alzheimer’s care

Nursing Center/Rehabilitation

Lifecare Center of Ocala (352) 873-7570  
New Horizon Rehabilitation Ctr (352) 629-7921 Rehab
Oakhurst Rehab & Nursing Ctr (352) 629-8900 Rehab, nursing center
Ocala Health & Rehab Center (352) 732-2449 Rehab
Palm Garden (352) 854-6262 Rehab, nursing center
Hawthorne Village (352) 237-7776  
TimberRidge (352) 854-8200 Rehab, nursing center
Leesburg Rehabilitation Hospital (352) 323-1053 Inpatient Rehabilitation

Support Groups

Airheads (352) 873-7400 Monthly group for those with COPD and caregivers
Alzheimer’s Support Groups (352) 372-6266 (800) 272-3900
American Cancer Society (352) 629-4727 Support for cancer patients and families
American Cancer Society – Man to Man (352) 237-2553 Support for prostate cancer patients and families
Family Caregiver Support Group (352) 629-8351 Caregiver support groups
The Mended Hearts (800) 242-8721 (Heart disease) www.mendedhearts.org
Mid-Florida Area Agency on Aging (800) 262-2243 Caregiver support groups
No One Dies Alone (NODA) (352) 751-8102
(352) 323-5020
End-of life vigil program

Bereavement/Counseling

Arnette House Family Counseling (352) 622-4432 Family counseling
Bereavement Servives
Hospice of Marion County
(352) 873-7400 Paula Hill-Goates
Christian Counseling Associates (352) 622-6292 Professional counsel: anxiety, grief

Other

Alzheimers Association (800) 272-3900  
American Cancer Society (352) 629-4727  
American Diabetes Association (800) 232-3472  
American Heart Association (352) 402-9817  
American Lung Association (800) 586-4872  
American Red Cross (352) 622-3457  
Center for Independent Living (352) 368-3788 Serving people with disabilities
Elder Options (800) 262-2243  
Emergency Management (352) 622-3205  
Experience Works (352) 401-1844 Senior volunteers
Hospice of Marion County (352) 873-7400  
Hospitals (352) 351-7200
(352) 401-1000
(352) 291-3000
(352) 751-8000
(352) 323-5762
Munroe Regional Medical Center
Ocala Regional Medical Center
West Marion Community Hospital
The Villages Regional Hospital
Leesburg Regional Medical Center
Marion County Veterans Service (352) 620-3422  
MRMC Health Resource Line (352) 867-8181  
Medicaid Consumer Relations (352) 732-1349  
United Way (First Call for Help) United Way 2-1-1
Elder Help Line
1-877-215-4495
 
Veteran Affairs Dept. (352) 401-9788  
Community Medical Care Center (352) 787-8489 Non-Profit Medical & Dental clinic for uninsured low income adults and children age 3 and up