Did you know that nationally, nearly 3 million children are being raised by a grandparent? Or that in Florida, nearly half a million children live in home where the householders are grandparents or other relatives?
At the Friendship Centers in DeSoto County, there is help for individuals who find themselves in these challenging c...
President and CEO Erin McLeod is featured on the cover of February's West Coast Woman.
As the Friendship Centers' first woman President and only the second President and CEO in the organization's 42 year history, Erin is leading the way to address the growing numbers and needs of older adults in Sarasota, DeSoto, Collier, Charlotte an...
The Department of Elder Affairs’ Disaster Preparedness Guide is now online and it is chocked full of information we feel is essential in helping you through a variety of difficult situations – from hurricanes, to tornadoes, to excessively hot temperatures.
For the English edition, click here.
For the Spanish edition,...
Two long-standing medical clinics in Collier County are tying the knot to open a new location in East Naples to streamline medical care for needy patients.
The Senior Friendship Health Center and the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida will share a 6,000-square-foot clinic that is slated to open in September. Read more in this article by Liz F...
The headline says it all: "Secret Angels." In The Giving Issue, November's Harbor Style Magazine, writer Carol Bruyere profiles two programs who are quietly making life easier for older adults in Charlotte County: OCEAN (Our Charlotte Elder Affairs Network) and The Friendship Centers. Check it out.
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.
Based on the 90,000 complaints that TIGTA has received through its telephone hotline, to dat...
Huffington Post Blogger Enid Bordon looks at the facts about Senior Hunger in America. Read more here.
Senior Friendship Centers is working hard to help older adults in the communities we serve who are struggling with hunger issues. With hunger increasing more than 135% in Southwest Florida, need continues exceed resource...
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