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East Side PACE Meeting

Is your will up to date? Do you need a trust fund established? How do I know what assisted living to chose? RSVP now to attend the PACE (Professionals Advocating For Community Education) meeting. Enjoy a FREE informational session Friday, Dec. 2 from 10–11:30 A.M. at Home Instead Senior Care, 1901 Mason Ave., Daytona Beach A panel of professionals will be available to answer your questions (see ad on page 26). The event is totally free and open to everyone. Come get all your questions answered. Seating is limited. RSVP to 386.864.5918.

Seniors Today & Veteran's Day

Come celebrate with Seniors Today and honor our Veterans with a pinning ceremony for all Veterans that attend on Friday., Nov. 11 beginning at 9 A.M. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 724 Big Tree Rd. Then join us at the church from 10 A.M. to 1 P.M. for our Seniors Today Fall Festival and Birthday Party with vendors, giveaways, door prizes, music with Mister DJ, free lunch, and loads of fun! Everyone is invited—no RSVP necessary. For more information, call Seniors Today at 386.677.7060.

Medicare Seminars

Florida Hospital Care Advantage is offering numerous seminars throughout Volusia and Flagler counties during November. Learn how you can have $0 PCP copay, no referrals, no deductibles, $0 premium plans, and access more than 3,000 providers! Attend a seminar and earn a $10 gift card too. For dates, times, locations, see our ad on page 28. To RSVP call 1.877.425.8816.

Fashion Show

Join Bishop’s Glen, 900 LPGA, Holly Hill on Wed., Nov. 9 for a One Stop & Shop Fashion Show. Enjoy viewing up to date fashions and shopping too! Light refreshments served and you may win one of the great door prizes! RSVP to 386.226.9110.

Parkinson's Walk

The Parkinson’s Association needs you for the 9th annual Sole Supports fun walk on Sat., Nov. 12 beginning at 10 A.M. Registration begins at 9 A.M. at Port Orange Civic Center, 1000 City Center Circle. There will be exhibitors, food, prizes, goodie bags, entertainment, and more! If you can’t walk you can still help. Your donations are greatly appreciated. For more information, call Vince Kinsler at 386.676.6375.

Open Forum

Are you planning on hosting some holiday parties? Get some tips for Great Nutrition For The Holidays presented by Shana Sumner, Nutritional Manager and Liz Lagasse, Registered Dietician on Thur., Nov. 17 from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M. at Florida Hospital Flagler, Classrooms A/B, 60 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Palm Coast. Learn techniques and resources to help plan healthy, nutritious meals. Food samples will highlight some the great recipes. For information or to RSVP, call 386.586.4440.


Join Bailey’s Best at the Schnebly Recreation Center in Daytona Beach every Friday for Adult/Senior Dancing. The fun begins at 1:30 p.m. and runs until 3:30 p.m. The cost if $5 per person and includes refreshments. For more information, call Dave at 386.214.231

Medicare Workshops

Come find out how medicare works on Nov. 1 or Dec. 6 at 6 P.M.; or Nov. 2 or Dec. 7 at 10 A.M. at Great American Senior Benefits, 1930 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach. Seating fills fast! RSVP to 386.671.9150 or great americanpr@yahoo.com and leave name and date you wish to attend.

Wellness Center

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, 305 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Ste. 100, Daytona Beach now offers a Center For Health And Wellness with state of the art equipment, group fitness classes, specialty programs and training, and much more. They are now accepting Silver Sneakers too! For hours, fees and more information, call 386.231.3415.

Food For Fines

Here’s a novel way to pay off your library fines. Volusia County’s 13 public library branches will accept food for fines from Nov. 13 through 19. Patrons with late fees will receive a $1 reduction of overdue fines up to $25 for each undamaged, unexpired boxed or canned nonperishable food item they bring to the library. Donated food will be used to refill local food banks. Last year the program collected 9,672 pounds of food.

Impairments Program

Representatives from the Florida Division of Blind Services and the Braille and Talking Book Library will discuss resources for persons with visual and physical impairments at 2 P.M., Monday, Nov. 14 at the Ormond Beach Library, 30 S. Beach Street. They will demonstrate equipment and describe community services that can help people maintain their independence after vision loss or other disabilities. RSVP not required. For details, call 386.676. 4191, option 4.

Caregiver College

You are invited to an education series hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association and Haven Hospice on normal aging, dementia, signs and symptoms, stages, caregiving, and coping methods. Here are the topics:

  • November 3: Effective Communication Strategies

  • November 17: Understanding & Responding To Dementia- Related Behavior

  • December 1: 20 Tips Caregivers Need To Know, Part 1

  • December 15: 20 Tips Caregivers Need To Know, Part 2
    Classes are from 1:30—3 P.M. at

    Haven Hospice, 608 E. Moody Blvd., Bunnell. RSVP to 386.206.9730.

New Lunch Bunch

Lunch Bunch meets every Thursday at 12 NOON at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 724 Big Tree Road, South Daytona and now there is a second location at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1205 Ridgewood Ave., Holly Hill. Just $5 gets you lunch and bingo with non-monetary prizes. RSVP by NOON the Tuesday prior to the church where you wish to attend. Holy Cross, 386.767.6542 or Trinity, 386.255.7580.

Support Groups

Breast cancer patients and survivors are invited to join a support group at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center Cancer Institute at 224 Memorial Medical Pkwy., Palm Coast on the second Monday of every month at 3:30 P.M. You may be in need of information, resources, and support to meet the challenges you are facing. For details, call 386.231.4000.