News: Senior Center

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 …

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 …

NDN Commentary: Older Americans Month, engage at every age

Across the country, older Americans, a rapidly growing population, are taking part in activities that promote wellness and social connection. They are sharing their wisdom and experience and they are giving back to enrich their communities. They are working, volunteering, learning, leading and engaging. At the Naples Senior Center, more than 1,400 members and 200 volunteers …

Alzheimer’s Disease likely to expand in Florida, prominent researcher says

Naples Senior Center at JFCS dementia care programs offer ‘invaluable’ support NAPLES, Fla. (May 15, 2018) – Nearly 10 percent of all seniors in Florida have been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease, and that problem is about to get worse. That was the warning that Alzheimer’s and dementia expert Dr. Sean Morrison gave those in attendance at …

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