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The following programs and activities will be offered through the Sarasota Caregiver Resource Center (1820 Brother Geenen Way, 941.556.3268) in August:  ABC CLASS (ALZHEIMER’S BASIC COURSE)  Friday, Aug. 1, 10-11:30 a.m. Caregiver Resource Center  Presented by Katie Scott, Program Specialist Alzheimer’s  Associat...

Notre Dame Students at Friendship Centers Clinic for Summer Service Learning

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...

Aloha Friends! Join us in August at The Friendship Centers in Venice and Sarasota

Escaping to the tropics is an August tradition at  the Friendship Centers in Sarasota and Venice.  Grass skirts are not a requirement, but attendees are encouraged to dress for the occasion in  bright, tropical attire.  Be prepared for colorful entertainment as hula dancers take the spotlight performing graceful, fluid dances...

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...

For the safety of all, the Great Room and adjacent classrooms at The Friendship Center in Sarasota will be closed Aug. 11 - Aug. 25 while floors are replaced.  THE ENTIRE GREAT ROOM AREA WILL BE A HARD HAT AREA; THERE WILL BE NO ADMITTANCE, DURING THIS TWO WEEK PERIOD.  The adjoining hallway and classrooms A & B and the classrooms ...

Oct. 23 Venice "Eat Drink & Be Scary"
Mark your calendar and plan to join us from 5-6:30 p.m. at Island Times Spirits and Gourmet Market in Venice for a very special winetasting, food and Halloween fun. Tickets are $35, and proceeds will benefit the Friendship Centers' Pat buster Health Clinic in Venice. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Call 941.556.3205 for information. Download sponsorship information, here.
Are you making the most of your money?

It’s easy to find out. Answer a few simple questions and learn how you can better manage your budget, save money, and set financial goals. It’s free, confidential, and from a trusted source – the nonprofit National Council on Aging.  Come and sit down with our volunteer Judy Peer, Fridays from 9 a.m. -1 p.m.and see how you c...

iPad Classes Begin July 11 at The Friendship Center in Sarasota

(SARASOTA) --  If you’ve been wanting to learn how to make the most of your iPad, classes offered at The Friendship Center in Sarasota provide a great opportunity for beginners to do so in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. The next six-week class, taught by popular instructor David Johnston, begins July 11, and runs through July 21, from 1...

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.  VENICE: 10:...

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 are currently seeking a designer for our 2014 Annual Report. Please see RFP  details. Questions? Call Peg Palmer at 941.556.3275, or email ppalmer@friendshipcenters.org.

Can you make your funds last a lifetime? Can you position yourself for financial success? How can you leave a legacy for your family or others without sacrificing your lifestyle? What about annuities -- how to find the right one?  Get information on these and other topics in a free seminar and discussion May 22 at 10 a.m. in the Friendship Ca...

Legacy of Valor Veterans Portrait  Presentation June 20
On June 20,  at 4 p.m. The Friendship Centers will salute the 15 living veterans chosen for the Legacy of Valor Portrait Project at a special presentation ceremony at the Friendship Center in Sarasota. Naples artist Malenda Trick  will present the paintings to each of the men and women selected for the project.  The portraits were unveiled at the beginning of a week-long Legacy of Valor Tribute at the Centers last fall and have been exhibited at locations throughout the county. Th...

MEN’S HEALTH WEEK is  June 9-15. Its purpose is  to heighten awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men. The following health and wellness programs are scheduled at The Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way during the month of June. PROSTATE CANCER 101 will be p...

Join us at the Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, on Friday, June 13, as we salute dads, granddads, and great granddads.  Festivities open with a complimentary FATHERS' DAY BREAKFAST at 9:30 a.m., generously provided by Emeritus Senior Communities (call to make reservations 556-3265). JUST SWEET JAZZ will play in the afternoon from ...

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