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Color Outside the Lines

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 Centers of Sarasota. Beginning January 2020, Ringling museum educators will bring an open-ended art making...

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Home Sharing: Is It Right For You?

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 return for affordable, sociable accommodation. Together, home providers and homesharers share a home life, time, skills and experience....

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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...

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The Effect of Loneliness on Seniors

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 no immediate family to attend his funeral. More than 4,000 people showed up at the memorial service,...

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New Horizons – Putting a Man on the Moon

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 in HoustonIn the early 1960s, NASA’s Apollo program dedicated itself to putting Americans safely on the moon. The systems,...

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THE “AGING REBELS” – Discussing  the Aging  Process

THE “AGING REBELS” – Discussing the Aging Process

Michael Karp never considered himself a rebel.      A former attorney, Michael was used to going by the book – literally. But after he retired, he realized that there were ways he could use his knowledge to give back to the community. ...

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