The latest edition of the Department of Elder Affairs’ Elder Update is now available online. This particular edition is our annual Disaster Preparedness Guide, 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 temperatur...
Seeing their money do good work to help others during their lifetimes motivated Dr. Richard and Jean Georgiades to make a substantial gift to the Friendship Centers Dental Clinics recently. Their generous gift of $50,000 will help improve the quality of life and health of hundreds of older adults in need in Sarasota County.
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Today’s seniors are living longer than ever before.
Over the past 10 years, the U.S. population age 65 and over increased by
approximately 25 percent, from roughly 36 million in 2003 to 45 million in 2013. Not only are more people reaching their 65th birthday, many are living well beyond age 65. Between 1980 and 2013, the ...
Please note: the Friendship Centers programs and services in all of the counties we serve: Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto, Lee and Collier Counties, will be closed on Monday, May 25, for Memorial Day, re-opening on May 26.
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...
Senior Friendship Health Center in Naples has an important role in helping low income seniors in Collier County. Read more in this commentary by Board member Wayne Mullican in the Naples Daily News, May 2.
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...
PRIME TIMES offers a lively mix of news and information for persons 50+, including the latest in activities and programs at Senior Centers and neighborhood sites. It’s published monthly in Sarasota in partnership with the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.
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