Senior Friendship Centers
Rebecca Neal Owens Center
27420 Voyageur Drive
Punta Gorda, FL 33983
Friendship Cafe Dining Site/Home Delivered Meals
Mon. -Fri.: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Senior Friendship Centers is extending its support for caregivers through "Ten Minutes With Paula," a series of programs available at any time on Blogtalkradio.com. Hosted by Skip Cohen, the program looks at topics to help caregivers everywhere deal with the daily challenges of caring for a loved one.
Senior Friendship Centers offers healthy meals for person 60+ at four locations in Charlotte County.
Caregiving can be an all-consuming responsibility. In the newest episode of "Ten Minutes with Paula," special guest Jane Johnson explains the importance of getting a break from caregiving to preserve one's health and well-being.
Senior Friendship Centers' first volunteer, was instrumental in the evolution of the organization. She died March 16, 2013, in Sarasota. To read m...
Classic automobiles, live music, dancing, food and family fun await all at the Senior Friendship Centers (SFC) of Venice’s first annual Antique Classic Car Show on Saturday, April 27. The event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the SFC complex at 2350 Scenic Drive along the scenic Intercostal Waterway and Legacy Trail.
Caregiving is one of the greatest challenges and opportunities most of us experience in a lifetime. Belonging to a support group can be a lifeline on this journey.
Each week Paula Falk, director of the Caregiver Resource Center at Senior Friendship Centers in Sarasota, Florida, moderates a support group of caregivers dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer's. She's helped to provide guidance and a constant reminder to each member that they're not alone, that it's okay to feel frustrated, sad, even angry, but to not lose sight of their own health and mental wellness.
Many members of this support group have become good friends and provide a support network. Now, we want to share what we've learned in a series of short podcasts, each one about a tip to help you stay focused on your own health and well-being as well as the loved one you're caring for..
Skip Cohen is the moderator of the program. He and his father are caregivers for his mother, who has Alzheimer's. They attend a weekly support group facilitated by Paula Falk at the Friendship Centers Caregiver Resource Center. A new program in the "Ten Minutes With Paula" series is released every ten days.
Hunger is a very real issue for many older adults in Southwest Florida. Friendship Centers Executive Director Nancy Green-Irwin of Lee County offers insight into the needs of older adults in this article publisehd in the Fort Myers News-Press Dec.16.
Huffington Post Blogger Enid Bordon looks at the facts about Senior Hunger in America. Read more here.
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Life can catch you unprepared. Whether it's a medical emergency, a hurricane or other disaster, having a plan, and having your information in order should an emergency arise can make all the difference in the world.
Check out the newest blogs by newspaper columnist/freelance writer Kathy Silverberg. Kathy, who serves as secretary of Senior Friendship Center's Board of Governors, previously was Souther Region Publisher for the Sarasota Herald-Tribune and Editor/General Manager of four New York Times Regional Newspapers.
Click here to learn more about Senior Friendship Centers meals for older adults at our centers or delivered to one's home.
June 2012 Help Wanted Update - RSVP Charlotte County
Advisory Council to RSVP Charlotte seeks volunteers to assist in fund raising activities...
The 2012 Department of Elder Affairs Programs and Services Handbook.
World Health day this year took a fresh look a health data to help us better understand the needs of older people, and some of the associated stereotypes of older adults.
Check out our newest blog, with insights by Kathy Silverberg. Secretary for the Senior Friendship Centers' Board of Governors, she is currently a ...
Volunteer News Summer 2011
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