Those who are happiest are those who do the most for others.

Booker T. Washington

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

~ Lao Tzu

We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

~ Ronald Reagan

Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.

~ Albert Einstein

We make a living by what we get, we make a life by what we give.

~Winston Churchill

The only source of knowledge is experience.
-Albert Einstein
Fortune always favors the brave, and never helps a man who does not help himself.

P.T. Barnum


Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida

The Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida (AAASWFL) is a nonprofit organization serving older adults (age 60-up) and adults with disabilities. We serve Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee and Sarasota counties. AAASWFL is committed to helping people live with independence and dignity in their own homes and communities.

AAASWFL is also the state’s designated Aging and Disability Resource Center for Southwest Florida. We provide information and resources for seniors and adults with disabilities. We also help their families and caregivers. AAASWFL can connect you with local resources like elder care, adult day care, housing assistance, home care, meals, housekeeping, legal assistance, personal care, and even volunteer opportunities.

We are one of eleven regional Area Agencies on Aging in the State of Florida. Nationwide, there are more than 600 AAA’s serving elders and adults with disabilities.

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