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Respite Service Daytona Beach
Respite Service Daytona Beach At COA, we understand that for an adult child, taking care of your aging parent who is suffering from early-stage dementia can be one of the most stressful jobs that you will ever take on. Although you want to always be there for your loved one—su... Read More

Dancing Through The Decades
Dancing Through The Decades The dancing hasn’t stopped! A sold-out crowd of over 425 “active adults” filled the ballroom at The Ocean Center in September 2016 to raise money in support of COA (Council on Aging), the lead non-profit agency caring for seniors in... Read More

Ormond Beach Senior Center: Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors
Ormond Beach Senior Center: Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors Exercise is important for everyone, including our Volusia County seniors. Not only does regular exercise keep you at a healthy weight and improve your mood, but attending an exercise class at one of our COA senior centers is a great way to socialize ... Read More

Activities for Seniors: Staying Connected through Social Media
Activities for Seniors: Staying Connected through Social Media For so many, checking your social media pages has become a daily ritual. In fact, it’s hard for most people to go even a few hours without logging into their account on their phone to see the latest updates from their friends and family. That’s wh... Read More

COA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TO VOLUSIA SENIORS
COA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS OF SERVICE TO VOLUSIA SENIORS Daytona Beach, FL – March 23, 2017, Council on Aging (COA) celebrates fifty years of service to needy seniors within Volusia County.  For the last 50 years, COA has been Volusia County's "safety net" for vulnerable elder citizens. We prov... Read More

Spotlight on Daytona Beach Senior Health: The Importance of Balance
Spotlight on Daytona Beach Senior Health: The Importance of Balance It's important to maintain good balance throughout your life, and especially, in your senior days. Doing daily balance exercises can help prevent our loved ones from falling, injuring themselves, and ending up in the hospital or permanently losing th... Read More

COA Staff Trained on LGBT Elder Issues
COA Staff Trained on LGBT Elder Issues Over the past year, the ElderSource Institute has been offering the LGBT Cultural Competency Training. This program has been designed to fill an educational gap for professionals who work with older adults and help them better understand key concepts... Read More

5 Simple Home Safety Tips for Seniors
5 Simple Home Safety Tips for Seniors In-home care for seniors is on the rise. Although it's great that more seniors can stay living in their homes longer, it's important to take the necessary precautions to ensure that your loved ones are safe while they are home alone. By taking the... Read More

Daytona Beach Senior Companionship: Table for Two!
Daytona Beach Senior Companionship: Table for Two! When it comes to taking care of our seniors in Volusia County, more of us need to turn a table for one into two. Read More

Alice Pegram's 106th Birthday
Alice Pegram's 106th Birthday COA and DeLand Mayor Robert Apgar celebrated the 106th Birthday with COA client Alice Pegram. See the Daytona Beach News-Journal article here. Read More

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