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.
Friendly Visitors Provide Human Connection

Friendly Visitors Provide Human Connection

Donald App can’t see well and suffers from Raynaud’s disease, a disorder that numbs his hands and feet. He recently ended up in rehab after falling over a heater by his bed and breaking his femur in three places. App, 83, lives alone in Nokomis, but since this summer...

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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Advance Care Planning: A gift for me and my loved ones

Do you and your loved ones know what you want in the event of a sudden illness or injury that leaves you unable to communicate?
A health crisis can hit any of us, anytime, at any age. Be in control of your health care wishes by completing your advance care plan. It is the greatest gift you can give yourself and your loved ones.

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Time to Give Back – Finding New Purpose as a Volunteer

From the minute she walked through the door at Friendship Centers in 2016, Teddy Picard knew she was in the right place. Recently retired and bored, she was feeling useless and down in the dumps, and was looking for more out of life. Picard had worked in advertising...

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Guide to Medicare in 2019

We are now well into 2019, and new changes to Medicare this year feel more concrete. Approved changes to Medicare came by-way of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and have already taken effect to inside the national healthcare system that millions of seniors rely on....

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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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