Pets are critical to the social and emotional health of many Meals on Wheels clients. They are often the “best friend” of the senior, serving as social worker, counselor, and guardian. For seniors who have few resources, the food they receive from Meals on Wheels may be used to feed a cat or dog before the senior eats. To make sure […]
Living in a coastal state, we are faced with certain risks for natural disasters and other emergencies for which we must always be prepared. While we hope for the best at all times, it would be irresponsible not to have an emergency plan for when those emergencies do occur. Many different types of disasters can […]
One in four local Meals on Wheels programs across the country has a waiting list of hungry seniors who need to be fed, but lack the funding to do anything about it. Help us rally support and call on Congress to fully fund Meals on Wheels before the September 30th decision deadline. Show your solidarity […]
Getting older doesn’t mean what it used to. For many aging Americans, it is a phase of life where interests, goals, and dreams can get a new or second start. Today, aging is about eliminating outdated perceptions and living the way that suits you best. Take Barbara Hillary, for example. A nurse for 55 years […]
Aging Matters in Brevard has resumed all normal services with the following exception: Seniors At Lunch Site at Captain’s House – Palm Bay relocated to Coast Guard Auxiliary Building until further notice(1455 Main St, Palm Bay) Port St John (Scheduled to reopen Monday, October 17, 2016) Seniors who are able to attend an alternate dining site […]
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Tuesday, October 25, 10:30-12:00 The Sunflower House 777 E Merritt Island Causeway, Suite 201 (located in the Merritt Square Mall) Merritt Island, Florida Karolena DeClercq, RN, Aging Matters Home Care Program Administrator, presents current flu trends, immunization information, CDC recommendations and more! Don’t miss out on this informative session! Please RSVP […]
Co-Sponsored by Aging Matters in Brevard and the American Association of Retired People (AARP) : Welcomes Laura Capp Certified AARP HomeFit Facilitator “HomeFit Seminar: Making our homes more livable as we age” Thursday, September 22, 2016 11:00 am to 1:30 p.m. (Space Limited, RSVP Required) Schedule of Events 11:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions by Phil Koechlein, […]
Bright House employees and their families kicked off the New Year by delivering 100 meals to home bound seniors on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in South Brevard County. Aging Matters in Brevard says, “THANK YOU” Bright House!
Co-Sponsored by Aging Matters in Brevard and the American Association of Retired People (AARP) : Welcomes Laura Capp Certified AARP HomeFit Facilitator “HomeFit Seminar: Making our homes more livable as we age” Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Noon to 2:00 p.m. (Space Limited, RSVP Required) Schedule of Events 12:00 p.m. Welcome and Introductions by Phil […]
Co-Sponsored by Aging Matters in Brevard and the Brevard Commission on Aging: Welcomes Pamela Tronetti, DO, AGSF Fellowship Trained Geriatrician, Health Columnist for FLORIDA TODAY Keynote Speaker On “Health and Wellness” Thursday, October 22, 2015 Schedule of Events 8:30 a.m. Event Hall Opens Light Breakfast and Snacks Catered by The Kitchen 9:00 a.m. […]
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