Our MissionTo promote health, dignity and quality of life throughout the journey of aging.
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Enjoy nutritious, low-cost meals at 19 dining sites in four counties. A great place to make new friends for adults 60+! Lunches served daily, Monday – Friday.
So much to do, so little time! Learn, dance, sing, paint, exercise, play bridge or chess, discuss current events and more at our Sarasota Friendship Center.
Play canasta, pinochle and mahjong, practice better balance, ballroom dancing and yoga, try your talent at woodcarving or quilting, all at our Venice Friendship Center.
Are you exhausted from caring for a family member with cognitive or medical challenges? We can offer a nurturing day program for your loved one and support for you.
Are you over 50, uninsured or on a limited income? Our volunteer doctors, dentists and specialists in Sarasota, Lee and Collier Counties can return you to good health.
If you are looking for a festive way to help raise money for the Friendship Centers, you may want to attend or sponsor one of our fundraising events throughout the year.
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Friendship Centers News
(Sarasota, FL) – Oct. 25, 2018 – Friendship Centers, a nonprofit serving adults over 50 in Southwest Florida, announced six new board of governors members at a recent board meeting. The board of governors brings together regional community leaders from five counties...read more
Most people are aware that Sarasota County occupies a unique place among communities in the United States and around the world in that a large number of part and full-time residents are over the age of 65. Because of that, the county finds itself at the epicenter of a...read more
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...read more
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