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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 …

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 …

Please give where we live and support your Naples Senior Center at JFCS!  ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″] Questions?  Don’t hesitate to call the center at (239) 325-4444! Naples Senior Center at JFCS thanks you for your support! Save Save Save Save

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 …

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