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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 …

Florida may welcome seniors for their golden years, but there’s no gold star for the state for aging services, a new AARP report shows. Florida ranks 46 among the states in a new scorecard that examines accessibility and quality of long-term care for the aging and disabled. It also looks at settings of care, support …

Coastal Breeze: Dementia Respite Coming to Marco

Coastal Breeze Article : By Maureen Chodaba By definition, dementia is a general term for a decline of mental ability that is severe enough to interfere with one’s daily life. Dementia is not one specific disease, but an overall term that encompasses several different forms of the condition, including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, dementia with …

Commentary: Honor seniors in May, Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month and the theme for this year is “Age Out Loud.” We all know that getting older does not mean what it used to mean. To bring this point home one has to only stop by the Naples Senior Center and see our members, in their 70s, 80s and 90s, taking …

Naples Daily News Editorial: Take Care of Seniors

Take care of seniors Kudos to the Naples Daily News for placing the concern about affordable housing on the front page. Kudos as well to the Collier County commissioners for looking at this important issue. I have the privilege of serving on the Stakeholders Committee and know from my participation that the Urban Land Institute …

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