COA Center in Nocatee announces February programs


The following programs will be held in February 2023 at COA Center at Flagler Health+ Village at Nocatee, at 351 Town Plaza Ave., Suite 205, Ponte Vedra. Registration is required, and space is limited.  Unless specified otherwise, register by email to or by calling 904-819-3234. Classes are open to those age 18 and older.


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.

Know When to Seek Physical Therapy: Everyone could benefit from physical therapy at some time in their life. Find out how to know how and when from Dr. Brandi Renfro, 11 a.m. to noon Feb. 14.

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.

Herbology: Discussion this month will be on the therapeutic use of herbs. This hands-on course is taught by Professor James Carucci. Cost is $25 for four one-hour sessions. Advance registration is required, and space is limited. To register, go to  Every Tuesday in February, 3-4 p.m.

Virtual Dementia Tour: Learning what a person living with dementia is experiencing can help us understand their thoughts and actions. Ten-minute appointments are available on Feb. 28, beginning at 9:30 a.m. Call to schedule in advance. 


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

Grief Support Group: This group is for anyone dealing with grief from the loss of a loved one and offers support and validation by being with people who have experienced loss. A trained facilitator will be present. 10:30 a.m. to noon Feb. 1 and 15.

Mah Jongg Meet-up: Open play for experienced players. February 1, 8 and 22 from 1 to 3 p.m., and February 15 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, starting Feb. 1 for four weeks; class time 1:30 p.m. Cost is $25. To register, go to

Ask the Pharmacist: Do you have questions or concerns about the prescription medications you take?  Retired pharmacist Ray Lowe is here to help. Call to schedule a one-on-one appointment. Feb. 8, morning appointments available.

Genealogy Group: A genealogy expert will guide you in discovering your roots on the third Wednesday of each month. Feb. 15, from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Exploitation of the Elderly and Disabled: Presented by St. Johns County Legal Aid Managing Attorney Megan Wall. Feb. 22 from 10 to 11 a.m.

Guide to a Plant Based Diet: Carla Defuria, registered dietitian and health coach at Flagler Health+ Village at Nocatee, will speak. Feb. 22, from 3 to 4 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 to one; develop an individualized education and needs assessment; support and guide; empower you to find solutions for those needs. Call to schedule an appointment at 904-814-9407.