Senior Academy - Fall 2018!
This year's Senior Academy will be held on 4 consecutive Wednesdays in October and November. The dates are October 24 & 31 & November 7. Plus, our new Resource Fair on November 14.
The Town of Jupiter is partnering with the Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services for this year’s Senior Academy. This free academy provides seniors with valuable information about the Area Agency on Ageing and it's Helpline, Senior Health and Nutrition, Senior Life Balance and Healthy Living, Diabetes, Senior Safety/issues with Fraud and Abuse, Elder Rights, Estate Planning and Legal Information, Transportation with the Palm Tran Connection, Medicare 101 and SHINE, Social Security and Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services program information. New to the academy this year will be Social Media Boot-camp for Seniors on Nov. 7.
We encourage everyone to attend any part of our program. Please do not be discouraged if you cannot make it to all four Wednesdays you can still come to what you are interested and available for. Also, if you are unable to attend the Senior Academy or have already attended in the past please feel free to join us for the Resource Fair.
If you have any questions please call Neighborhood Services at (561) 741-2278 or email Alessandra Tasca
|Wednesday, October 24th||1:00 - 4:30 pm||> Elder Rights by Amy R. McKown, C.P. Director at Your Aging and Disability Resrouces Center at the Area Agency on Aging (AAA)|
>> Helpline, Medicare 101 & SHINE by Amanda York SHINE(Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) offered by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and your local Area Agency on Ageing (AAA)
>>> Healthy Living by Liliana Herrera, Director of Healthy Living at Your Aging & Disability Resource Center at the Area Agency on Aging (AAA)
|Wednesday, October 31st||1:00 - 4:30 pm||> Why Your Estate Plan May Be Out of Date? & Recent Changes to Veterans Benefits Law by Attorney Karp|
>> Diabetes 101: It's Not Just About Sugar by Siobhan Gross, RN, BAN, CDE and Yolanda Torres, RD, CDE from Jupiter Medical Center
>>> Balance and Aging by Trisha Cires, DPT from Jupiter Medical Center
>>> All About the Palm Tran Connection by Lou Ferri Operations Manager for the Palm Tran CONNECTION
|Wednesday, November 7th||1:00 - 4:30 pm||> Crimes Against Seniors presented by the Jupiter Police Department Community and Outreach Unit.|
>> Social Media Boot-camp for Seniors! by Rajeeyah Madinah 'GiGi'
>>> What Happens if... Three Estate Planning Documents You Shouldn't Neglect by Attorney Adam S. Gumson of the Jupiter Law Center
Wednesday, November 14th
|1:00 - 4:00 pm|
Resource Fair & CelebrationThe Senior Academy Resource Fair is back!
Come join us for a gathering of local businesses and organizations. Learn more about services offered to seniors in our community and celebrate the conclusion of the Annual Senior Academy.
Organizations participating in this year's Resource Fair are:
Area Agency on Ageing, Constitutional Tax Collector Serving Palm Beach County, Donohue Real Estate, Healthy Partners, Hearing Life, Jupiter Law Center, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter Medical Group, Jupiter/Tequesta Senior Club, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc., Lighthouse Art Center, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Meals on Wheels, Nurse Next Door, Origin Therapeutics, Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services, Palm Beach County Fire Rescue, Town of Jupiter Art Committee, and Town of Jupiter Recreation Services for Seniors.
All classes and the resource fair will be held in the Auditorium at the Jupiter Community Center (200 Military Tr.).
You can download a detailed agenda for the 2018 Senior Academy here.
Registration is now closed. If you would like to attend the Resource Fair you can attend without registering.
If you are interested in learning more about a certain topic that is not listed above please call Neighborhood Services at (561) 741-2278 or email Alessandra Tasca and make your recommendation.