WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO
The Leadership Coalition on Aging (LCA), sponsored by Collier Senior Resources (CSR) was established in 2012 as a means for local health and human service providers to collaborate toward enriching the lives of Collier County Seniors and their caregivers. The coalition seeks to foster a community environment that promotes well-being through resource sharing, education, advocacy and community outreach.
The coalition members are local health and human service providers who:
- Meet monthly and seek new solutions to serve seniors in our community
- Host the annual Collier County Conference on Aging
- Sponsors an Empowerment Series for seniors and caregivers with programs offered throughout the year including Alzheimer’s and dementia, death and dying (advanced directives, living wills, hospice, DNR)
- Educates local candidates on senior-related issues
In 2013, the Leadership Coalition on Aging with the support of Collier Senior Resources and other local organizations sponsored the FGCU Study on Senior Needs Assessment, and hosted the inaugural Collier County Conference on Aging. Read the full Needs Assessment Report.
NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
The Leadership Coalition on Aging is hosting a three-part educational series to educate our community on Advanced Planning, Elder Abuse and Identity Theft, and Navigating through the Health Insurance Market. … Continue reading →
The Leadership Coalition On Aging Collier County hosted its fourth annual Conference on Aging on Friday, November 4 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hodges University in Naples. This year’s conference aimed at providing insight to local health care and social service professionals on enriching the lives of seniors in Collier County. The Coalition’s first Senior Expo, free and open to the general public, followed the conference. The Conference on Aging’s theme was “Improving the Client & Caregiver Experience,” and included a panel discussion, breakout sessions, and an address by keynote speaker John Whitman. Whitman, founder of the TRECS Institute and faculty member at University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton MBA Health Care Management Program, shared strategies that ensure high quality, sustainable and economically viable care for seniors. Breakout sessions provided additional information on county and state resources, preparing clients and caregivers for what comes next and the impact of cognitive … Continue reading →