TRAVEL — A Fun 3-day Get Away!

Amelia Island, St. Augustine and Jacksonville

Learn the history of the area from knowledgeable guides, visit the Kingsley Plantation, relax while cruising on the St. John’s River. Driving, restaurant, hotel reservations and other plans are all made for you! Come and have fun for just $269 per person, all inclusive. April 30th -May 2nd. Call Jill 773-2080

Day Trips: Look for a gambling trip in March and some fun excursions are in the works for April and May. The Jan 30th Seminole Casino Coconut Creek trip was a big success and everyone had a great time! Contact Terry Mellon at 321/773-7705 to keep updated.

SHEPHERD’S CENTER-BEACHSIDE, INC.

Great programs offered and are taught by volunteers! Examples are Fitness, Singing, Knitting, Story Telling, Education, Language plus more. The 8-week programs cost $20.00 (some may require books or material). Pick up a schedule at the DRS Ctr; call 321/610-3937;email jboudie@aol.com; or visit www.myshepherdcenter.org

STRATEGIES TO AVOID FALLS

  • Remove thing you can trip over
  • Use night lights in bedrooms, bathroom & hallways
  • Increase lighting in your home
  • Modify your bathroom (use non-slip bath mats, add grab bars in show, tub and toilet areas, and consider sing an elevated toilet seat
  • Wear non-slip, low heeled shoes
  • If you own your own home, paint the top step into the home a different color