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Bye Bye Birdie

Circle March 10, 2020 on your calendar as Naples Senior Center launches its first theatre party with The Naples Players production of the American musical comedy “Bye Bye Birdie.” Think poodle skirts, bobby soxers and teen-idol Conrad Birdie (loosely based on Elvis Presley) being called by Uncle Sam to serve. More details to follow.

Florida Weekly: Giving: Dementia Respite Support Grows With Need

The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s and dementia related diseases is projected to more than double over the next 30 years. Thanks to the generous support of community-minded groups like the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the Naples Senior Center is able to address this growing crisis. Read the entire article.

NAPLES SENIOR CENTER EMBARKS ON “A NEW ERA FOR SENIORS”; ANNOUNCES CAMPAIGN FOR NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART FACILITY NAPLES, FL. – The Naples Senior Center, a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive programs and social services for seniors, announced that it has launched a $15-million capital campaign dubbed “A New Era for Seniors” to establish a new state-of-the-art facility accelerated …

JCMI Helps Feed Local Seniors

The Jewish Congregation of Marco Island (JCMI), following the Jewish custom of Tzedakah, the ethical obligation to do what is right and just, raises money to feed seniors in our community. Every Fourth of July, a Barbeque Dinner is held as a fundraiser. The money raised by our JCMI members at our barbeque is used to buy Publix gift …

Hello SWFL: The Other Side to Caregiving

  Barbara Green has taken care of her husband, Dick Green, for 18 years. Her husband was diagnosed with Lewy-Body Dementia in 2000. As her husband’s disease progresses, Barbara’s life evolved immensely. “I’m like his nurse and caregiver. I have to meet all of his different needs as far as issuing his pills that he …

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