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SUNSHINE CENTER: 180 Marine St.

Volunteer needed Wednesday and Friday from 1 – 4 pm to assist with activities, games, exercise, art, crafts and music. Donations needed for bingo prizes, small gift items. Call 904-209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

FREE CAREGIVER TRAINING PROGRAM: This program is intended to train families and others for the unfamiliar role they face as caregiver for a relative or friend with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

The third Tuesday of the month; 3– 4:30 p.m. At: The Ponte Vedra Memory Care Center, 1048 A1A North; Call Paulette Kozlowski at (904) 297-0061 or (904) 209- 3674 or email pkozlowski@stjohnscoa.com

FREE CAREGIVER TRAINING PROGRAM: This program is intended to train families and others for the unfamiliar role they face as caregiver for a relative or friend with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias.

The first Tuesday of the month, 2:30 – 4 p.m.; At: The Coastal Community Center, 180 Marine St.

Call Paulette Kozlowski at (904) 297-0061 or (904) 209- 3674 or email pkozlowski@stjohnscoa.com

CARE CONNECTION: 180 Marine St.:

Volunteer with pick-up truck needed on “as needed” basis to pick up donations such as wheel chairs, lift chairs, walkers, etc. Call (904) 209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

INTEGRATIVE MEMORY ENHANCMENT PROGRAM: 180 Marine St.:,

Volunteer musician (especially guitarist) needed to perform at our Ponte Vedra Memory Care Center every other week for memory care participants. Call 904-209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

THE PLAYERS COMMUNITY SENIOR CENTER: 175 Landrum Lane, Ponte Vedra Beach:

Volunteers needed for activities (set up & participation) and reception. Call (904) 209-3686 or email aleach@stjohnscoa.com

UPCOMING CLASSES

The following courses are being offered by the Council on Aging:

Watercolor Techniques: Martha Ferguson, will teach another 6-week session watercolor class beginning Thursday, April 6, 1-4p.m. at River House, 179 Marine Stt. Dates for the class include Thursday’s, April 6, 13, 20 and May 4, 11, 18. To learn more about her art, go to  mgfergusonfineart.com. Cost to River House Activity Members is $75, and $85 to all others. Space is limited. Early registration and advance payment is required.  Call River House at 209-3655.

Painted Silk Scarves: At River House, 179 Marine St.  under the direction of Martha Ferguson.  There will be two classes: April 11, at 9a.m.-noon;. and 1– 4p.m. Advance payment of $40 required; price includes all materials. Space is limited. Call River House at 209-3655.

Stepping On – Brooks Rehabilitation: This is a community-based program designed to reduce falls and build confidence in older adults. Both the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) and the National Council on Aging (NCOA) endorse Stepping On as an evidence-based program. This series begins Monday, April 17 from 10 a.m. to noon. at River House, 179 Marine St. To register for the class and for any questions please call Bonnie at 757-955-5721.

Senior Singles Social Club: This group meets the first Tuesday of each month. Seating is limited. Reservations are required. Call River House at 209-3655.

Go to  www.coasjc.com for more information on COA

 

 

 

 

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