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NOTICE: The health and well-being of our patients, members, clients and staff are our top priorities. In an effort to stop transmission of COVID-19, Senior Friendship centers is suspending programs, activities and services that bring people into our centers through March 31.

NOTICE: The health and well-being of our patients, members, clients and staff are our top priorities. In an effort to stop transmission of COVID-19, Senior Friendship centers is suspending programs, activities and services that bring people into our centers through March 31.

Over the past few weeks, it’s become clear that we are facing an unprecedented challenge.  Like you, we are deeply concerned and want to do what we can to help keep our communities and our families safe and healthy. We have spent the last week watching the...
Lights of Friendship

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 seven candles in a kinara (candle holder) celebrate Kwanzaa: African heritage, unity, and culture. Senior...
May is Older Americans Month

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,...
The Truth About Seniors and Depression

The Truth About Seniors and Depression

In the U.S., we often think of retirement as a period of relaxation – a time when we can finally lay all our worries to rest and live the remainder of our lives in relative tranquility. But sadly, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that...