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Life in Naples: NAPLES SENIOR CENTER AWARDED MOORINGS PARK FOUNDATION GRANT

Naples Senior Center, a nonprofit organization that provides comprehensive programs and social services for seniors, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from Moorings Park Foundation. These funds will be used for a multi-faceted support program for caregivers of family members with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia to connect with one another, receive group support, socialization …

eBella Extra: Seniors cope through COVID by staying connected

The eBella Extra – Engaging In Issues Between The Issues Acceptance and Routine Seniors cope through COVID by staying connected ​by Julia Browning Everyone forced to unexpectedly isolate because of the COVID-19 pandemic has suffered the loss of the life they expected to be living. For senior citizens, who already face the threat of isolation …

WINK News: Robotic pets help seniors feel less lonely during isolation

Self-isolation during COVID-19 is creating a lot of feelings of loneliness in the community, especially for senior citizens. Having a furry friend around can help, but not everyone can handle a traditional pet. The solution? Robotic dogs and cats. “Fluffy” barks, pants, yawns, whines, growls and wags his tail. Most importantly, he keeps Dolores Fell …

Lifestyles After 50: The Best Ways in Maintaining Senior Independence

By J.C. Amodea Maintaining independence for seniors is one of life’s most challenging issues and one each of us must face, either on behalf of family or, at some point, ourselves. Whether it is facing a life transition, overcoming grief or loss, food insecurity, financial need or dwindling social opportunities, it is a fact of …

eBella Extra: Still I Rise

The eBella Extra – Engaging In Issues Between The Issues Staying Connected, Now More Than Ever Naples Senior Center continues to help seniors gain interconnectivity ​ by Julia Browning Not going into work, difficulty leaving the house, being separated from family and friends — these are situations a community under quarantine is painfully familiar with. …

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