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WINK News: New research offers hope to those affected by Alzheimer’s

New research could give families the gift of time when it comes to Alzheimer’s disease. Doctors diagnosed David Sprenkel’s wife Nancy with Alzheimer’s 25 years ago, but thanks to scientific advancements and new medications at the time, the disease was slowed, he said. “I had 20 or 25 years more of a better life together …

We Miss You!

Hoping all are healthy and safe during these extraordinary times of social distancing. The staff misses you and have some words of encouragement for all of our senior center members!

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 …