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Friendship Center for Aging Studies
The Friendship Center for Aging Studies is an exciting new initiative of the Friendship Centers providing accredited continuing education training to local and regional professionals. Visit centerforagingstudies. com for information on upcoming programs.
Venice Lights of Friendship
Now in its second sensational year, Venice Lights of Friendship will shine a light on our programs in Venice, with all proceeds benefiting the Venice Campus. This sparkling dinner and fundraiser will take place on December 8, 2016 at the Venice Friendship Center. Tickets & Sponsorships
Support the Friendship Centers in the 2016 Giving Challenge!
On September 20 – September 21, 2016, from noon to noon, the Friendship Centers will join more than 400 nonprofits with profiles in The Giving Partner to engage our community in an exciting 24-hour online day of giving.
STIR IT UP 60+ Speed Dating and More Aug. 25 at The Friendship Center in Sarasota

SARASOTA – WANTED: A FEW GOOD MEN for the next “STIR IT UP 60+ Speed Dating and More…” event Aug. 25 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm at The Friendship Center (1888 Brother Geenen Way), Sarasota.   “Stir it Up” is an exciting community series for persons 60+, hosted by The Friendship Centers and Kobernick-Anchin-...

MJ Scarpelli Joins Senior Friendship Health Center as Director of Development and Marketing
The Friendship Centers welcomes MJ Scarpelli,  the new Director of Development and Marketing for Senior Friendship Health Center in Naples, a not-for-profit organization providing crucial medical and dental care to the aging population of Collier County since 1985.

On Saturday, July 30,  from 1 – 4 pm at the Venice Friendship Center (2350 Scenic Drive) will host an afternoon tea with fashion, music and fun.    This very special fundraiser will feature food  by  event sponsor, The Windsor of Venice; Fashions by Fifi’s and items from the Elephant’s Trunk. Pianist Bet...

"The Neurorevolution - The Future of Our Brains" is Next Friendship Center for Aging Studies Program

“The Neurorevolution- The Future of Our Brains,” featuring neurologist Dr. Alan B. Grindal, is the topic of the next Friendship Center for Aging Studies presentation on Tuesday, July 26, from 9 – 10:30 am in the Dwyer Room of the Rubin Center for Healthy Aging, 1900 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota.  Expanding the capa...

‘People Helping People’ Awards Breakfast
The Friendship Centers’ second annual “People Helping People” awards breakfast on Tuesday, Oct 18, at 8:30 am at Michael’s on East in Sarasota, will honor individuals who, through their commitment and dedication, have had a major impact on the quality of life and health for older adults in and their families. Tickets & Sponsorships

The Friendship Centers and Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson, two established not-for-profit organizations serving older adults in Sarasota, have partnered to bring the community an exciting event series. STIR IT UP 60+ Speed Dating and More… features a humorous, educational icebreaker, a round of speed dating, and a rock ‘n’ roll and M...

Looking for ways to act and feel younger? Talk radio host and author Melinda Lee will present “Sexy Over 50... 5 Surefire Ways to Revitalize Your Mojo!” based on her book of the same title, on Friday, June 3, at 2 pm at the Venice Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive. Melinda has produced three yoga DVDs branded under the name "SPOGA" ...

Get ready for an exciting afternoon at Tropicana Stadium on Wednesday, June 29, when the Venice Friendship Centers will offer a baseball outing to see the Tampa Bay Rays vs. the Boston Red Sox. Tickets are $50, which includes a ticket to the game, motor coach transportation by All Around Charters  and parking. Loading is at 9:30 am from the V...

The 2016 Health and Wellness Expo is slated Thursday, June 16 from 9 am – noon at the Venice Friendship Center, 2350 Scenic Drive. Free and open to the public, the event is coordinated by the Senior Resource Group of the Venice Area Chamber of Commerce. Attendees will be issued a “Passport to Health” to win prizes, and will have ...

Through the years, you’ve accumulated a lifetime of knowledge and wisdom. Now, thanks to My Journey, a new initiative being launched at the Friendship Centers in Sarasota, you can record and preserve your story, in your words, to share for years to come. Imagine what a meaningful gift this could be to your children, grandchildren and future generations. 
Wells Fargo Donates $7,500 to Support Friendship Centers’ Aging Mastery Program®

Wells Fargo has awarded $7,500 to the Friendship Centers to help extend the Aging Mastery Program® launched last year. This popular five-week course empowers participants to create their own personal pathways for aging well.  Topics include Navigating Longer Lives, Exercise and You, Healthy Eating and Hydration, Sleep, Medication Managemen...

A FREE three week course on Taking the Mystery Out of Finances will be offered Wednesdays, April 13, 20, and 27  from 1- 3 p.m. at Gulf Gate Library, 711 Curtiss Ave., Sarasota, sponsored by The Friendship Centers and the Sarasota County Library System. 
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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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