Ellenton home care facility opens doors

ELLENTON -- Home Care of Tampa Bay, 3626 U.S. 301 N., has opened in Ellenton.

The skilled care home health agency serves Manatee County and most of southern Hillsborough County, providing skilled nursing care, physical, occupational and speech therapies, personal and companion care in the patients' home environment.

The business has a staff of nine medical and administrative personnel. Home Care of Tampa Bay will hold a "Senior Health and Information Expo" from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 3.

There will be representatives from other senior provider agencies and companies on site to help educate seniors on subjects such as wills and advanced directives, financial planning, insurance, medical care, chiropractic care and community-offered services. There also will be free blood pressure screenings and patient education. Suncoast Community Blood Bank's Bloodmobile and the Food Bank of Manatee will both be accepting donations.

Door prizes, free refreshments and a raffle will be offered.