Sep 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am

 Cost to Attend (Breakfast Included)

Free to FALA Members

$5.00 for Non-Members


 Registration by Friday, Sept. 22, is requested

so we may plan accordingly.  Thank you!


 Questions???  Contact John Schaum, Interim Chapter Chair, at

or call Sharon Collier in the FALA office at (850) 383-1159.

Dine With The Doctor at Canterfield of Clay County @ Canterfield of Clay County
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for our complimentary dinner and informative medical discussion

“These Tired Lungs: Respiratory Issues in Seniors”

presented by Dr. Eugene H. McCoskey

Dr. McCoskey is a board certified in both Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine. He practices with Jacksonville-based Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates. Attendees will hear a short presentation by Dr. McCoskey on various medical reasons for respiratory problems, from asthma to COPD and sleep apnea, and the ways we can lessen, resolve or even prevent lung issues. After his presentation, Dr. McCoskey will be pleased to answer audience questions.

Dinner, admission and parking are complimentary.



Jax Area Social Workers Quarterly Meeting @ Brookdale Southside (aka Carriage Club)
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

You don’t want to miss this informative meeting with this great group of people, so save the date!

Our guest speaker will be Heather Jackson of Jackson Personal Financial Services.  Her presentation is called “Who’s In Your Wallet”.  She will educate us all on the latest scams out there so that we can help our seniors avoid identity theft!

Take advantage of this opportunity to network with fellow social workers and others from agencies specializing serving seniors. Together, we can help each other in caring for our Jacksonville area seniors and their loved ones!

There is no charge for social workers.

All others are asked to provide a nice door prize in lieu of admission fee.


To reserve your seat, please contact me, Jean Wanta at  or 904 735 1320

Jems and Juice Presented by Harbor Chase and Cypress Village @ Royal Palm Village Wine & Tapas
Sep 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm


Please join HarborChase & Cypress Village for a custom jewelry party with local designer, Couture Jems. She will have all of her beautiful handmade pieces available for purchase in addition to accommodating custom jewelry pieces upon request. Food & Drinks provided.

RSVP to Rebecca at 904 239 1760


Walk to End ALZ Team Kickoff Party @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Sep 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Join the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s as we celebrate our upcoming Walk at the Team Kickoff Party! Find out how YOU can get involved and get us one step closer to a world without Alzheimer’s! Enjoy delicious appetizers, drink specials, and high-end raffle items!
Income Security and Legacy Planning at Arbor Terrace San Jose @ Arbor Terrace San Jose
Sep 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Arbor Terrace

Merrill Lynch representatives will discuss options for ensuring financial peace of mind in yur retirement years plus tips for creating a will.  A complimentary lunch will be provided.

Community Memory Loss Conference @ Neviaser Educational Institute of Community Hospice
Sep 29 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

CNS Healthcare, in partnership with Home Instead Senior Care and Caregiver Coalition of Northeast Florida, will be hosting a free memory loss conference for N.E. Florida. A panel of experts will be discussing current research in Alzheimer’s Disease, treatment approaches and care coordination.


Registration: 8:30am Conference: 9:00 – 11:00am

Memory screening held immediately after conference.

(Time slots are available at a first come, first serve basis)

Vendors will be in attendance with relevant resources

Space is limited, call now to reserve your seat!

RSVP to 904-553-6621 Snacks and refreshments will be available

Westside Senior Enrichment Council (WSEC) Monthly Meeting @ Arbor Terrace Ortega
Oct 5 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Arbor Terrace

Network and support the Westside’s Seniors as we discuss fundraising opportunities and give back strategies for this underserved population.

“Truth About Estate Planning” Workshop @ Cramer Law
Oct 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

We cordially invite you to attend our “Truth About Estate Planning” Workshop

Upcoming Dates and Times Evening: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 10, 2017 or Thursday, October 11, 2017

Morning: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Tuesday September 12, 2017 or Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Where: Concorde I Building 3030 Hartley Road, Suite 290

Jacksonville, FL 32257

Please join us to learn more about:

  • The reason that most estate plans do not work
  • Probate — what it is and why everyone wants to avoid it
  • The difference between counseling and word processing
  • Ensuring that your assets will pass to your loved ones protected from creditors and predators
  • The true cost of an estate plan — or the lack thereof
  • Maximizing your federal estate tax “coupon”
  • Planning for special needs or disabled children
  • The importance of funding and updating your plan
  • Understanding the difference between your legacy and your estate
  • Important considerations in selecting an estate planning attorney
  • Storing legal documents so that they are accessible when needed

    Space is limited! Call (904) 448-9978 to reserve your seat!

Clay County Senior Adult Advocacy Council Monthly Meeting @ The Allegro Fleming Island
Oct 12 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
Allegro Fleming Island

Allegro Fleming Island

The Clay County Senior Adult Advocacy Council meets the second Thursday of every month at the Allegro on Highway 17 in Fleming Island.  Business networking is from 8:30 to 9:00am with a continental breakfast served courtesy of the Allegro. The meeting will begin at 9am.  Please contact Ernie Cohen at 904-710-5148 for more information.