WINK News: Restrictions in place as Naples Senior Center reopens for first time since early 2020

WINK News: Restrictions in place as Naples Senior Center reopens for first time since early 2020

The Naples Senior Center was hoping to reopen at full capacity this fall, but with the rise in COVID-19 cases, that goal looked less achievable by the day.

The planned reopening means a lot to staff and older adults alike. The pandemic made it clear how important it is for seniors to have a sense of community. The President and CEO of the Naples Senior Center, Jacclynn Faffer, believes that loneliness and isolation can be just a deadly as COVID-19 itself.

Those difficult circumstances made Monday’s reopening that much more exciting.

Signs and balloons greeted seniors as they walked through the center’s doors for the first time since March of 2020.

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