Caring for a spouse or loved one is a rewarding, but often difficult journey. Caregivers struggle with powerful feelings. Trying to balance love, commitment, responsibility and reality can feel overwhelming. Very often caregivers think the responsibility of caring for their loved one lies solely with them. What they may not know is that there are r...
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,...
Thanks to a $9,203 grant provided by the Verna L. Grauel Fund, the Alzheimer’s Lifeliners Field of Interest Fund and the Martin and Rhoda Safer Memorial Fund of the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the Friendship Centers’ “Sponsor a Senior” program will provide assistance with the cost of adult day services in the Li...
If you have a toaster, iron, lamp or any other non-digital appliance that needs to be fixed, The Friendship Centers Small Appliance Repair Shop in Venice may be able to help. Hours are 9 am - noon Mondays and Wednesdays. You’re likely to meet John there, and he’s sure to have stories to share.
When John Tomory and his ...
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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