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LEARN TO TAKE CHARGE OF YOUR HEALTH – VIRTUAL WORKSHOP TO MANAGE CHRONIC CONDITIONS BEGINS IN OCTOBER
Four out of every five adults over the age of 60 have at least one chronic disease. Fortunately, free programs are available locally for people with chronic illnesses to take charge of their health.
September 22, 2021
Governor Ron DeSantis extends his support to all observing September 20-24, 2021, as Falls Prevention Awareness Week in Florida.
September 20, 2021
A Matter of Balance is a program designed to reduce the fear of falling and increase activity levels among older adults.
September 15, 2021
Recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Tai Chi for Arthritis and Fall Prevention program was designed to relieve pain, improve balance, and significantly reduce falls.
September 15, 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has changed a lot of things. One thing that’s still the same? Falling is NOT a normal part of aging.
September 1, 2021
Area Agency on Aging seeks volunteer instructors to lead Low Impact Exercise and Self-Management Program classes in Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hendry, Lee, and Sarasota counties.
August 12, 2021
A FREE six-week online workshop is available for those living in Charlotte, Collier, Hendry, Glades, Desoto, and Sarasota counties. If you are a senior with a chronic condition, you are not alone.
August 12, 2021
June 15 is recognized nationally as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Elder abuse is a silent problem that often robs older adults of their dignity and security. It is projected that by 2050, there will be roughly 320 million victims of elder abuse.
June 8, 2021
Summer Magic – Join AAASWFL as we invite older adults and their families to keep it cool this summer as we take the party inside with celebrity magician and mentalist Paul Draper and special guests Broadway star Eryn LeCroy and comedian Gabe Abelson.
June 7, 2021
This year, the Area Agency on Aging for Southwest Florida will celebrate Older Americans Month by encouraging community members to share their experiences. Together, we can find strength—and create a stronger future. Here are some ways to share and connect.
May 1, 2021
Egg-cited for Some Magic? with Celebrity Magician and Mentalist Paul Draper
April 7, 2021
AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA OFFERS ONLINE SOCIAL EVENTS FOR OLDER ADULTS AND THEIR FAMILIES
The Magic of New Beginnings with Celebrity Magician Paul Draper
January 7, 2021
AREA AGENCY ON AGING FOR SOUTHWEST FLORIDA, INC. OFFERS
RESOURCES TO SUPPORT SENIORS’ MENTAL HEALTH THIS HOLIDAY SEASON In Partnership with Department of Elder Affairs, Together Apart: Holidays at Heart Aims to Limit Loneliness for Seniors
November 19, 2020
Is Your Medicare Plan Changing? Medicare’s Open Enrollment Period Ends December 7 – SHINE counselors are available to help review and compare plans
November 17, 2020
November 5, 2020
October 15, 2020
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