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Giving Challenge May 6-7: Kids of Yesterday Find Friendship for a Lifetime

Remember what it was like when you were a kid? What was important to you and what  friendship meant to you? Now flash forward and think of what that "kid of yesterday" can look forward to in the second half of life. Will the programs and services to support healthy, dignity and quality of life be there for you?   The Friendship Centers h...

Earl Grey on the Fairway High Tea Luncheon April 17
Join us for the second annual High Tea Event, "Earl Grey on the Fairway" luncheon to benefit the Friendship Centers Living Room Adult Day Service program in Lee County. It will be held April 17 at Club Renaissance in Fort Myers. The program includes speakers on wellness and tips for caregivers, a fashion show and silent auction accompanied by a scrumptious luncheon with savory treats to enjoy. Tickets are $35. Reserve yours by calling 239.275.1881. 

The fifth annual Madcap  - “Musicale and Musings” March 4 at the Friendship Center in Sarasota was a sold-out event, with the largest attendance ever. Guests were treated to eclectic mix of entertainment. The décor featured modern and antique musical instruments, sheet music, literature and art, accented by dramatic lighting...

Senior Friendship Centers is extending its support for caregivers through "Ten Minutes With Paula,"  a series of programs available at any time on Blogtalkradio.com. Hosted by Skip Cohen, the program looks at topics to help caregivers everywhere deal with the daily challenges of caring for a loved one.
Caregiving can be an all-consuming responsibility. In the newest episode of "Ten Minutes with Paula," special guest Jane Johnson explains the importance of getting a break from caregiving to preserve one's health and well-being.

Senior Friendship Centers' first volunteer, was instrumental in the evolution of the organization. She died March 16, 2013, in Sarasota. To read more about her, and her role at Senior Friendship Centers, read by Sarasota Herald Tribune writer Barbara Peters-Smith published on March 21, 2013, here.  A reception to honor her memory will be he...

Members of The Friendship Health Clinic Local Leadership Board oversee local marketing and public relations, fundraising, and clinic operations.  Chairman: Carl Westman, GrayRobinson, PA, Naples James Kauffman, Naples Wayne Mullican, Naples Arnold Lerner, Naples Cherry Smith, Northern Trust, Naples Wi...

Hunger is a very real issue for many older adults in Southwest Florida. Friendship Centers Executive Director Nancy Green-Irwin of Lee County offers insight into the needs of older adults in this article publisehd in the Fort Myers News-Press Dec.16.

Save money, get a great discount at Macy's and help Senior Friendship Centers. It's easy. Learn more here.

Jim Duval to Chair Seventh Annual Swinging With Friends Golf Tournament Sept. 22
Popular Golf Pro Jim Duval will chair the Seventh Annual Swinging With Friends Golf Tournament to benefit Senior Friendship Centers Venice Campus on Saturday Sept. 22 at Plantation Golf and Country Club. 
Life can catch you unprepared. Whether it's a medical emergency, a hurricane or other disaster, having a plan, and having your information in order should an emergency arise can make all the difference in the world. 

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Check out the newest blogs by newspaper columnist/freelance writer Kathy Silverberg. Kathy, who serves as secretary of Senior Friendship Center's Board of Governors, previously was Souther Region Publisher for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and Editor/General Manager of four New York Times Regional Newspapers. 
World Health day this year took a fresh look a health data to help us better understand the needs of older people, and some of the associated stereotypes of older adults. 
The theme for the 2012 Florida Conference on Aging is "Aging: New Game, New Rules." It will be held Aug 20 -22 at the Grande Lakes Ritz-Carlton. 
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