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Senior Friendship Centers tackle loneliness in Southwest Florida’s pandemic

GUEST COLUMN — For older adults, loneliness and despair are side effects of COVID-19. Carol Tapp of Sarasota lives alone and suffers from COPD, ... continue reading

Senior Friendship Centers is reaching out to seniors who need meals

Senior Friendship Centers is working to identify seniors aged 60+ in Sarasota, DeSoto, Charlotte and Lee Counties who may be interested in receiving home-delivered ... continue reading

Just What the Doctor Ordered

by Sandy Chase, SFC Volunteer Senior Friendship Centers is indebted to the medical and dental volunteers at the SFC Rubin Center for Healthy Aging ... continue reading

Be Good to Your Heart in 2020 – Your Life Depends On It

     Commit to a heart healthy lifestyle in 2020 and then own the lifestyle. Good health habits will open the door to an active, ... continue reading

5 Ways To Support a Friend Dealing With The Loss of a Loved One

by Nat Juchems Losing a loved one is something most of us will experience at some point in our lives. For those who have ... continue reading

Senior Friendship Centers “Blooming Friendships” Signature Event Benefits Local Seniors in Need

On Thursday, January 30 at 5:30 p.m. Senior Friendship Centers (SFC) will present “Blooming Friendships,” a festive dinner to celebrate SFC’s mission: to promote ... continue reading

Color Outside the Lines

A Collaborative Program with The Ringling The Ringling Museum is pleased to announce Outside the Lines, a new monthly collaboration with the Senior Friendship ... continue reading

Home Sharing: Is It Right For You?

Home share is a simple concept: it brings together people with space in their homes and working individuals who are happy to chat in ... continue reading

Lights of Friendship

The holiday season brightens our lives. Christmas lights adorn trees and our community, glowing candles in a Hanukkah menorah brighten our homes, and the ... continue reading

The Effect of Loneliness on Seniors

Forward: In October, the funeral of veteran Edward Pearson at Sarasota National Cemetery received national attention when the funeral home printed that he had ... continue reading