Jupiter Island Chamber of Commerce recently issued the following announcement.
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> Area Agency on Aging (AAA) services and programs including: Elder Rights, AAA Helpline, Healthy Living, Medicare and SHINE
Wednesday, October 31st1:00 -4:30 pm> Why Your Estate Plan May Be Out of Date? & Recent Changes to Veterans Benefits Law by Attorney Karp
>> Jupiter Medical Center presents information about Diabetes and Senior Life Balance.
>>> All About the Palm Tran Connection by Lou Ferri
>>>> Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County, Inc.
Wednesday, November 7th1:00 -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'
>>> Durable Power of Attorney, Health Care Surrogates and Living Wills by Mr. Gumson from the Jupiter Law Center
Wednesday, November 14th
1:00 -4:30 pmResource Fair & Celebration
The 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. If you are interested in participating as an exhibitor at the Resource Fair fill out the registration form here and we will be in contact with you. Please read the registration and eligibility information listed on the form before applying.
Organizations that are currently signed up for our Resource Fair are: Town of Jupiter Art Committee, Area Agency on Ageing, Jupiter Law Center, Jupiter Medical Center, Jupiter Medical Group, Jupiter/Tequesta Senior Club, Lighthouse Art Center, Loggerhead Marinelife Center, Nurse Next Door, Origin Therapeutics, Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services, Town of Jupiter Recreation Services for Seniors, and Palm Beach County Tax Collectors Office.
All classes and the resource fair will be held in the Auditorium at the Jupiter Community Center (200 Military Tr.).
Origjnal source: https://www.jupiter.fl.us/919/Senior-Academy