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.
Sign up on line now and plan to be part of the Senior Hunger Task Force Team for the Feed Families Hunger Walk Jan. 17 at Miromar Outlet Mall, 10801 Corkscrew Road, in Estero. Your support will help provide monthly food bags for seniors in need through The Friendship Centers.
Please be aware, in order for the Fr...
TALLAHASSEE — Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is recognizing the Senior Friendship Center in Venice as a PSC Helping Hand for helping raise public awareness about the Lifeline Assistance telephone discount program and energy and water conservation.
“For senior residents in need, the Friendship Center, like its nam...
Marty Katz is the new Director of Development at Marketing for Senior Friendship Centers, Inc. Katz comes to the Friendship Centers from the New College Foundation, where she served as associate director of community outreach and marketing. Prior to that she worked as development director of community resources with Jewish Family and Children...
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...
A must for caregivers this six week series helps caregivers reduce personal stress, change negative self talk, communicate needs to others, deal with difficult emotions and cope with life changes. Developed by the Legacy Health System, the course has been a life changer for many. Attendees are expected to attend all six sessions. Class fee: $60.
The following programs and activities will be offered through the Sarasota Caregiver Resource Center (1820 Brother Geenen Way, 941.556.3268) in August:
ABC CLASS (ALZHEIMER’S BASIC COURSE)
Friday, Aug. 1, 10-11:30 a.m.
Caregiver Resource Center
Presented by Katie Scott, Program Specialist Alzheimer’s Associat...
What does it mean to "be the change you wish to see in the world?" Notre Dame students Amanda LaPorte and Nicholas Pietrini, are spending eight weeks this summer finding the answer to that question at the Friendship Centers’ Healthy Aging Clinic in Sarasota.
Pictured here with Medical Director Albert Tripodi, Amanda and Nicholas...
Escaping to the tropics is an August tradition at the Friendship Centers in Sarasota and Venice.
Grass skirts are not a requirement, but attendees are encouraged to dress for the occasion in bright, tropical attire. Be prepared for colorful entertainment as hula dancers take the spotlight performing graceful, fluid dances...
Are you 55 years or older in need of medical or dental care, and living on a limited income?
In Sarasota, Friendship Centers’ Medical and Dental Clinics are accepting new patients.
The Venice Clinic is accepting new Medical patients.
Both clinics serve low income persons 55 and older, and fees are based on a sliding scale...
For the safety of all, the Great Room and adjacent classrooms at The Friendship Center in Sarasota will be closed Aug. 11 - Aug. 25 while floors are replaced.
THE ENTIRE GREAT ROOM AREA WILL BE A HARD HAT AREA; THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE, DURING THIS TWO WEEK PERIOD. The adjoining hallway and classrooms A & B and the classrooms ...
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Sarasota, FL 34236
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