Isolation, loneliness and grief are a growing problem in the older population that often leads to depression.
To give people another layer of support, the Baker Senior Center Naples is adding mental health caseworkers.
Cognitive therapy is one of the wellness programs offered at the Baker Senior Center Naples. When they built this new building, Jaclynn Faffer, president and CEO, recognized the need for mental health services.
“It’s to help people alleviate the isolation and loneliness that seniors too often experience,” Faffer said.
Beverly can attest to that. She has been left with lots of time on her hands after her husband passed away last year.