Free health education programs offered by NEFAHEC

Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC)
Press release
March 1, 2022


March programs

Nassau Tobacco Public Service Announcement
Free virtual and in-person smoking cessation classes!
Get a free 4 week supply of nicotine patches, gummies and lozenges.
A variety of options are available, call to find a class that fits your schedule.
Registration: Please call AHEC Northeast Florida at (904) 482-0189
Free Tools to Quit Tobacco Lessons in Nassau County!
Free 4 week supply of nicotine patches, gummies and lozenges.

When: Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Barnabas Center0Fernandina (Class in the Barnabas center conference room). Enter the lobby, conference room door on the right
Address: 1303 Jasmine Street suite 101 Fernandina Beach FL 32034

Registration: Please call AHEC Northeast Florida at (904) 482-0189

March Senior Program
Free Daily Active Living Program
We’ll help you develop better nutrition and exercise goals!

Location: Live webinar online (connect using computer, tablet or phone)

When: Thursdays, from March 17 to June 2, 2022,
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
For people aged 60 and over.

Registration: Please call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 or (877) 784-8486
Sponsored by NEFAHEC, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs. The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC), a nonprofit organization, works in partnership with ElderSource to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. The programs listed are offered free of charge. Service area includes Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties

Free follow-up program for caregivers

Are you caring for a loved one? Join the free caregiver tracking program!

Location: Live webinar online (log in using computer, Uniper, tablet or phone)
When: Every second Tuesday, from March 22 to May 31, 2022
From 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
For people aged 60 and over.

Registration: Please call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 or (877) 784-8486
Sponsored by NEFAHEC, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs. The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC), a nonprofit organization, works in partnership with ElderSource to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. The programs listed are offered free of charge. Service area includes Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties

Self-management of chronic pain

We will teach you how to effectively manage your pain

Location: Live webinar online (connect using computer, tablet or phone)
When: Tuesdays, from March 29 to May 10, 2022
From 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
For people aged 60 and over.

Registration: Please call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 or (877) 784-8486
Sponsored by NEFAHEC, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs. The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC), a nonprofit organization, works in partnership with ElderSource to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. The programs listed are offered free of charge. Service area includes Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties

Free Balance Question Program

We will help you reduce your fear of falling!

Location: Live webinar online (connect using computer, tablet or phone)
When: Wednesdays and Fridays, from March 30 to April 27, 2022
From 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
For people aged 60 and over.

Registration: Please call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 or (877) 784-8486
Sponsored by NEFAHEC, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs. The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC), a nonprofit organization, works in partnership with ElderSource to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. The programs listed are offered free of charge. Service area includes Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties

Living Healthy with Chronic Disease Program FREE

We will help you learn techniques to manage your chronic diseases

Location: Live webinar online (connect using computer, tablet or phone)
When: Wednesdays March 30 to May 11, 2022
From 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
For people aged 60 and over.

Registration: Please call Northeast Florida AHEC at (904) 482-0189 or (877) 784-8486
Sponsored by NEFAHEC, ElderSource and the State of Florida, Department of Elder Affairs. The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC), a nonprofit organization, works in partnership with ElderSource to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. The programs listed are offered free of charge. Service area includes Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, St. Johns and Volusia counties

The Free Shopping Assistance Program can provide you with the help you need to get the supplies you need without having to leave your home. We can help you set up a grocery or meal delivery service, put you in touch with community resources for food assistance, and much more!
Call Northeast Florida AHEC at 904-482-0819
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*** Free transport of the Covid-19 vaccine for people aged 60 and over
Are you 60+ and need transportation to your Covid-19 vaccination appointment?
The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center is offering FREE transportation to get your Covid-19 vaccine.
Please call AHEC Northeast Florida at 904-482-+0189 or (877)784-8486
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Free Phone Reassurance Program: Schedule a friendly call with us and let us know how you feel today. Do you have concerns, do you need help, information or advice? Are your needs met? What services can I connect to? You may be at home, but you are not alone! Call Northeast Florida AHEC at 904-482-0819
ElderSource Newsletter Information
To start the new year off right, join a variety of free wellness programs for seniors!

The Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (NEFAHEC) is a nonprofit organization that works in partnership with ElderSource and the Florida Department of Elder Affairs to improve the health and well-being of adults 60 and older. They offer evidence-based community programs for free. We encourage you to take advantage of this free resource offering free live webinars and health education phone programs.

Contact AHEC of Northeast Florida for more information and free registration:
(904) 482-0189 or 1-877-784-8486 Toll free.
Click here to see the full list of free programs available.

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