A Bridge for Independence, LLC

18 years of In Home Services Experience to Meet All of Your Needs. Serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Monroe and Pinellas Counties


Our Mission

It is our mission to offer a “Bridge” of In Home Care and Home Watch Services that enhance our clients’ level of Independence, Choice and Freedom.

A Bridge for Independence, LLC

Enhancing Lives by Helping Others

Agency for Health Care Administration. Florida License #230517
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About Us

As a premier companion and homemaking service company, our goal is for our clients to live independently in their own environment. We are dedicated to assisting individuals who live in their own home, Assisted Living Facility, Alternate Housing, Nursing Home or during a hospital stay.

We provide Companions and Homemakers who assist with Companion, Homemaking, Respite, Dementia/Alzheimer and End of Life care. We also provide Mental Health support for the Mentally Ill or Physically Disabled. We are committed to providing Elite Caregivers and Excellence in Service.

A Bridge For Independence, LLC is locally owned and operated by a Registered Nurse with over 19 years of Home Care experience.


Kimberly Stanford has been a nurse for over 18 years. She is currently a Registered Nurse with a degree in Business Administration and also maintains an Administrator’s license. Kimberly’s nursing experience includes a multitude of Health Care environments including Hospitals, Long Term Care, Assisted Living, Nutritional Centers and Home Health Care. Kimberly has started Home Care companies, served on Home Care Advisory Boards and had her own consulting business assisting Home Care Agencies with Survey Compliance. Her consulting business also provided services for Group Homes, providing Psychiatric Nursing Supervision for the mentally and physically handicapped. In some states she is recognized as a Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP). She is also qualified to train Alzheimer’s and is a Community CPR and First Aide Instructor. Kimberly has over 10 years of Regional Management experience and has worked for 4 of the largest National Health Care Companies in the USA. As a Regional Manager, she had financial, sales and operational responsibility for a number of Home Care Offices and/or a number of Assisted Living Facilities.


Kimberly Stanford has been managing properties for several years. She has been personally responsible for her own personal properties for over 12 years. Kimberly is a real estate investor and has owned properties in Wisconsin, Minnesota and Florida. She understands the importance of maintaining personal property; as well as ensuring that someone is “looking after” the property. As a current resident of Sarasota, Fl, she is conscious of current property owned in Minnesota. Kimberly is a successful business owner and real estate investor with the desire to “Enhance Lives by Helping Others”. It is her goal to provide an array of services that assist clients with either In Home Services, Home Watch Services or both. Her team of internal and external employees have years of experience in their field of expertise.  

A Message from the Owner:

Kimberly Stanford
I have always wanted to start my own company. I am thrilled to start my first office in Sarasota, Florida. I promise to deliver excellence in service with a focus on customer service. My customers are clients, family members of clients, professionals assisting clients, employees and referral sources.

Kimberly Stanford

Memberships include Longboat Key/St. Armand’s/Lido Key Chamber of Commerce, Siesta Key Chamber of Commerce, Alzheimer’s Association, Professional Women on The Move, Young Entrepreneur’s in Sarasota, Who’s Who of Cambridge and more.