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Philanthropy, dedication to senior care distinguish trio of new trustees ———– It takes power and passion to make a difference. The Naples Senior Center at JFCS is gaining both with the addition of Jay Baker, Stephen L. Schwartz and Susan Dalton to its Board of Trustees. “These are people who have already made a tremendous …

Inspired by wife, Brian F. Bremer has sought to broaden dementia program. ——————————– An experienced leader who helped expand senior care resources on Marco Island has joined the Naples Senior Center at JFCS Board of Trustees. U.S. Navy veteran Brian F. Bremer took his place on the board in March, but his connection to the Senior Center began …

Naples Daily News: Alzheimer’s forum focuses on needs of caregivers

Everyone in the audience understood when speaker Barry Petersen stopped in the middle of his talk, and said he had to take a “Kleenex break.” Petersen, telling the story of how his beloved wife Jan developed early onset Alzheimer’s disease, and had to be put into memory care, was the featured speaker at the forum …

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Naples News: JFCS working to help seniors in Southwest Florida

by Joe Landon, Naples Daily News Contributor Our senior years are supposed to be our golden years, or at least that’s what we’ve always been told. But for some senior citizens, the years following retirement are anything but golden. That’s where JFCS of Southwest Florida, formerly known as Jewish Family Services of Collier County, comes …

Naples News: Happy reunion post-storm at senior lunch

More than 100 seniors gathered at the Naples Senior Center for a weekly lunch on Wednesday, Sept. 20. Last Wednesday’s lunch, on Sept. 13, was canceled because electricity was still out at the center. The seniors quietly shared stories of their Irma experiences, and most said they were not fearful of the storm. Still, they are …

Commentary: Celebrate Masters of Aging during National Senior Center Month

A recent study completed by the Florida Gulf Coast University Division of Social Work found that Collier County is home to 122,019 individuals over age 60 and of that number 13 percent live alone. We know from extensive research that isolation and loneliness are factors that significantly impact this population. September is National Senior Center …

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