Part of the secret to a long and healthy life is doing what you love.
For Art Borsa, that includes singing with the Friday band at The Friendship Center in Sarasota, hangin’ with his friends and stepping out on the dance floor.
Arthur Borsa spent his working years as a concrete contractor, but music was always in his heart.
For older adults without insurance, like Kathleen Digrugillers, the Friendship Centers Medical and Dental Clinic in Venice are a godsend. Kathleen found herself in need of healthcare, but unsure of where to find it, when she moved to Venice four years ago. She learned about the Friendship Centers Clinics through the newspaper and scheduled her firs...
“Treasures, Trinkets & Tea,” a spring fundraiser for the Friendship Caregiver Resource Centers and Adult Day Services in Venice and Sarasota, on May 7 raised nearly $12,000 – double the amount last year – to help Sarasota County Caregivers. Thank you to all who supported this event!
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The Friendship Centers in Sarasota celebrated volunteers May 20 with “Bob’s Bodacious Barbecue” hosted by President and CEO Robert Carter.
Since 1973, volunteers have contributed 1,462,012 hours with an in-kind value of $40,926,367 to the communities served by the Friendship Centers. Their time and dedication make it possible for...
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...
National Women’s Health Week, in May, serves to remind women to safeguard their health and well-being. Dr. Lana Nusbaum, a volunteer physician who treats patients 50 and over at the Friendship Centers’ Medical Clinic in Sarasota, emphasizes disease prevention through changes in lifestyle and regular screenings.
Q: What is your main f...
“Caregiving is an emotional rollercoaster. I don’t know what I would have done if the Friendship Centers Caregiver Resource Center support group wasn’t there for me.”
Jenny Hime describes her relationship with her mother, Helen Wagner, as sometimes like “oil and water. It’s a good witch/bad witch s...
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