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Thank You!

Dear Friends, Thank you for being among the 76 donors to JFCS of Southwest Florida and the Naples Senior Center through the Give Where You Live 2016 program.  Because of your support we raised $254,450!  These dollars will enable us to continue to empower individuals and families by giving them tools to address life’s challenges.  …

You’re Invited!

JFCS of Southwest Florida invites you to join us as we raise the curtain to reveal ….. The newly expanded Naples Senior Center Thursday, December 3, 2015 • 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm Naples Senior Center • 5025 Castello Drive • Naples, FL R.S.V.P. by November 23 Wine & Hors d’oeuvres will be served.Complimentary valet …

Naples Florida Weekly: JFCS answers a need

Considering that Florida has long been considered the country’s gold standard destination for retirement living, it’s surprising that Naples’ senior community did not have a place it could use for socialization and resources until about a year and a half ago. Instead, services were cobbled together through several agencies. The elderly often went without the …

Senior Center recipient of Walmart grant

Larry Graham, a Naples Walmart store manager, visited the Naples Senior Center as guest speaker on Wednesday for 140 seniors enjoying lunch and entertainment. The Naples Senior Center is the grateful recipient of a $25,000 Walmart Foundation grant to fund the weekly luncheons that fight hunger as well as loneliness. The Naples Senior Center was …

Asking For Help at 80

PBS recently published a photo essay on their website presenting a more in-depth look into the lives of the Naples Senior Center members featured in this story.  As one member says, “Without them (JFCS) we would be starving”. Please take the time to look at both stories.  I know you will feel good about the difference we …

Naples News: Get Into The Act

Older adults are a vital part of our society. Since 1963, communities across the country have shown their gratitude by celebrating Older Americans Month each May. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Get into the Act,” to focus on how older adults are taking charge of their health, getting engaged in their communities, and …

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