Nassau County Council on Aging
Press Release
Submitted by Liz Dunn
February 18, 2022

Nassau County Council on Aging (NCCOA) facilitates and hosts a wide variety of support groups for adults of all ages in the local community. Meetings are held at the Janice Ancrum Senior Life Center, 1901 Island Walk Way in Fernandina Beach. They include guest speakers and group discussion; there is no charge to attend.

Hearing Loss Support Group – 1st Tuesday of each month, 12 noon – 1:30 pm
Discuss latest technologies and member experiences to assist with hearing loss in daily living

Parkinson’s Support Group (beginning in March) – 3rd Tuesday of each month, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Share information on living well with Parkinson’s Disease, symptom management and support for family members

Caregiver Support Group – 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Reduce stress and improve quality of life through conversation with fellow caregivers

Veterans Helping Veterans Support Group – 2nd Thursday of each month, 1:30 – 2:30 pm Provide socialization, education and assistance to our veterans and their families

Low Vision Support Group – 4th Wednesday of each month, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Discuss latest adaptive devices and member experiences to assist with vision loss in daily living

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Every Friday, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Share experiences with individuals, family members and friends impacted by mental illness

For more information, contact us at 904-261-0701 or visit

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