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Senior Friendship Centers Offer Solutions to Combat the Epidemic of Loneliness

SARASOTA, FL – May 17 – Recently U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy M.D. published an alarming eighty-two page report stating that loneliness and social ... continue reading

Redefining Your Aging Journey

by Erin McLeod, Senior Friendship Centers President/CEO ­­Years ago I worked with a wise boss who described the aging journey drawing an ellipse. He ... continue reading

Friendship Challenge | April 25-26

On April 25-26 from noon to noon, have your gift matched by joining our 24-hour giving event to support seniors in our community! Our ... continue reading

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

Be Good to Your Heart – Your Life Depends On It

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

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

New Horizons – Putting a Man on the Moon

Photo Caption: The LLTV vehicle that Alan Kronenwetter worked on is displayed in the lobby of Building 2 at the NASA Johnson Space Center ... continue reading