PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE

Changing the Way We Age

In Five Counties Across Southwest Florida

Changing the Way We Age

In Five Counties Across Southwest Florida

Changing the Way We Age

In Five Counties Across Southwest Florida

Our Mission

To promote health, dignity and quality of life throughout the journey of aging.

HULA FOR HEALTH: Hawaiian Dancing for Fitness

At most dance for fitness classes, loud, upbeat music rocks the room as the dancers perform high energy moves.  But at Friendship Centers, the gentle island melodies of hula are motivating older adults to exercise and get healthy. “Hula is an interpretive form of...

Home Share Pilot Program Announces New Criteria for Home Sharers

We are excited to announce changes to this new pilot program, helping to match older homeowners in Sarasota with working professionals to create a private domestic arrangement to share a home. Home providers are people who have a home they are willing to share and who...

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DESTINATION AGING: The Health Benefits of Travel

Retirement is a wonderful time to finally visit all of the places you’ve been dreaming about. Your golden years can be some of the best of your life, especially if you’ve worked and waited your whole life to travel. It has been said that traveling is the only thing we...

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HULA FOR HEALTH: Hawaiian Dancing for Fitness

At most dance for fitness classes, loud, upbeat music rocks the room as the dancers perform high energy moves.  But at Friendship Centers, the gentle island melodies of hula are motivating older adults to exercise and get healthy. “Hula is an interpretive form of...

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May is Older Americans Month

County Commission Chairman Charles D. Hines read a proclamation to recognize May as Older Americans Month. Attending the Sarasota Board of County Commissioners meeting were Friendship Centers board members Vicki Dworski, Paul Caragiulo, and Chairman Frank Fleischer,...

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Previous Year by the Numbers

Friendship Centers Meals Served

Meals Served

Friendship Centers Doctor Visits

Doctor Visits

Friendship Centers Volunteer Hours

Volunteer Hours

Friendship Centers Adult Day Care

Adult Day Hours

Friendship Centers Home Services

Home Service Visits

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