Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Seniors

Monthly Meetings

BCOA meets the 2nd Thursday
of each month

Currently, due to the pandemic,
meetings are VIRTUAL on Zoom

Optional informal networking starts at 8:15am
Meetings run at 8:30am – 10:00am

Meetings usually include networking, self-introductions and an educational presentation

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NEXT MEETING: Thursday, May 12, 2022

BCOA Monthly
Networking Meeting 

Includes Networking,
Self-Introductions & 
Educational Presentation:
Polypharmacy in 
Older Adults

Polypharmacy ranges from use of a large number of medication, to the use of potentially inappropriate medications, medication underuse and duplication and can present a serious risk to the patient.  Dr Taylor will discuss the impact of polypharmacy in older adults and provide valuable information for patients and their caregivers.

About the presenter:
Nancy Taylor, PharmD
In addition to her Doctorate in Pharmacy, Nancy Taylor is a Board-Certified Patient Advocate and a Certified Senior Advisor.  After more than a decade as a community pharmacist, Dr Taylor has transitioned to advocate.  As the Owner/CEO of Taylormade Senior Advocacy and Consulting, she helps older adults and their families navigate the complex maze of healthcare services by providing collaborative deliberation, Medicare education including how to choose the right drug plan, provider coordination, comprehensive medication review, and medication therapy management.  In addition, Dr Taylor serves as a consulting pharmacist in skilled nursing and long-term care facilities.  She is responsible for evaluating drug appropriateness, determining drug/drug and drug/disease interactions and drug regimen consistency during transitions of care.


Nancy Taylor, PharmD

Upcoming Meeting Dates:

Previous Meetings

Garden Plaza has hosted BCOA monthly breakfast meetings until COVID-19 necessitated a move to virtual meeting.  We appreciate their support.

Garden Plaza at Inverrary offers a dynamic retirement lifestyle in a beautiful independent living and assisted living community.  Residents enjoy resort-style surroundings and premier services and amenities, with helpful associates to take care of life’s tedious details such as housekeeping and maintenance.

Located in Lauderhill Florida, Garden Plaza’s climate features warm temperatures and ocean breezes year-round so residents can enjoy outdoor activities including golf at numerous courses in the surrounding community and an on-campus putting green.


Assisted living residents are also provided aid in activities of daily living to ensure their well-being.  Garden Plaza of Inverrary accommodates a diverse range and changing set of senior needs, all in one location. The continuum-of-care campus offers not only independent living and assisted living, but also skilled nursing and rehabilitation services through Life Care Center at Inverrary.


Professional staff at each location work with each resident’s individual needs while also encouraging them to live the most independent and fulfilling life possible.  Garden Plaza provides nutritious, gourmet meals in elegant dining rooms as well as social and educational programs, wellness programs, beauty salon and barbershop, a jacuzzi, a library, cozy lounge areas and more.

With safety and well-being as a #1 priority, the campus is equipped with a 24-hour emergency response system. This service is closely monitored by on-site staff to aid in providing security and peace of mind.  You are invited to tour this senior living community to discover how it can be an ideal fit for you or your loved one.

BCOA Collaborates with TRIAD
Meets on the 1st Thursday of each month at 9:30am

Location: Davie Police Department (on the east side of Nob Hill Road, just south of I-595

TRIAD is a partnership between the Broward Sheriff’s Office (BSO), the Broward County Chiefs of Police, the
Association for the Advancement of Retired Persons (AARP), leaders of community SALT Councils (Seniors and Law
Enforcement Together), and representatives from community agencies that serve the older adult population.

This partnership works to reduce the criminal victimization of senior citizens and enhances the delivery of law
enforcement services to Broward County’s elderly population. TRIAD provides the opportunity for the exchange of
information between law enforcement and senior citizens.

All are welcome to attend. BCOA members have the opportunity to sponsor a meeting and make a short presentation to the group.

TRIAD Meetings are currently on hold due to the pandemic


Working Together to Improve the Quality of Life for Seniors

2801 S Federal Highway #21182
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33316

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