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...
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...
(VENICE) If you are on the caregiving journey, you’re not alone. More than one in four people will find themselves in a caregiving role at some time in their lives. Whether your loved has a memory disorder, Alzheimers or dementia, or chronic disease, finding support and learning the tools to improve the health and well-being of you and ...
The Friendship Centers are happy to welcome Holly Urban, new manager of the Friendship Center’s Adult Day Service in Venice.
Holly is an RN who brings 35 years of experience to this position. She “loves working with the elderly” having worked in hospitals, assisted living facilities and the home health industry.
This series of classes is designed to help individuals and care partners manage early stage memory loss through research-based exercises. Classes offer strategies that help exercise the brain, create healthy habits through organization and improve function in their daily lives. Participants are expected to the entire series.
If you are on the caregiving journey, this six-week course will help you learn self care while caring for your loved ones, reducing personal stress, changing negative self talk, communicating needs to others, dealing with difficult emotions, and coping with life changes. All classes are 2 ½ hour sessions over 6 weeks. Developed by Legacy Hea...
The Friendship Centers will be collecting food through May 10 at our Centers in Sarasota (1888 Brother Geenen Way) and Venice (2350 Scenic Drive) to support the All Faiths Food Bank Campaign Against Summer Hunger.
Please bring non perishable items to donate to this worthy cause. The goal is collect 600,000 pounds of food. T...
Q. What is Friends of the Center Membership?
A: It's an opportunity to show your support for all the programs and services you receive through the Center, and to receive discounts on classes, facility rental and more.
For just a few cents a day, you will help pay the costs to keep the center open -- including maintenance and ...
The Kathleen K. Catlin Friendship Center
2350 Scenic Drive
Venice, FL 34293
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