COA Center at Flagler Health+ Village announces programs


The following programs will be held in December at COA Center at Flagler Health+ Village at Nocatee, 351 Town Plaza Ave., Suite 205, Ponte Vedra. Unless specified otherwise, register by email to or by calling 904-819-3234. Classes are open to ages 18 plus. For more information, go to


Bereavement Support Group: This group is for anyone dealing with grief from the loss of a loved one.  Ann Martel MSW facilitates these meetings. Meets Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.  Advanced registration is required.

Caregiver Support Group: All caregivers are welcome. Meets every Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. There is a trained facilitator present at every meeting to guide the group.

Widows and Widowers: Social group meeting the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Register in advance for one or both Tuesdays.  

Scan, Sign Docs & More: Learn how to quickly use your device to scan documents, sign a pdf document, mark or type on photos. Tuesday, Dec. 19, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Class size is limited. Cost is $10. Sign up at

Herbal Skin Care: Professor James M. Carucci continues the Herbology Series by teaching about the different types of herbs commonly used in skin and hair care. You will have the opportunity to make your own product to take home for your own use or to give as a gift. Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Sign up at


Open Art: Bring your art or craft project to work on while socializing with new and current friends.  Meets every Wednesday from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Medication Review: Do you have questions or concerns about the prescription medications you take?  Retired pharmacist Ray Lowe is here to help. Call or email to schedule a free one-to-one appointment. Wednesday morning appointments available. Call 904-814-9407 to schedule.

Mah Jongg Meet-up: Open play for experienced players. Wednesdays, Dec. 13 and 27, from 1 to 3 p.m. and Dec. 20 from 3 to 5 p.m.

Tai Chi: Improve mood, increase energy and stamina, improve flexibility, balance and muscle strength with instructor Dennis Sheils. All levels welcome. Wednesdays at 1 p.m. Cost is $25. To register visit

Genealogy Group: A genealogy expert will guide you in discovering and finding your ancestors on the third Wednesday of each month. Wednesday, Dec. 20, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Caregiver Needs Assessment: Make an appointment with a qualified dementia care specialist who will: Set up a time to discuss your situation, one on one; develop an individualized education and needs assessment; support and guide; empower you to find solutions for those needs. Call to schedule an appointment 904-814-9407.