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.
Thanks to the caring team at Senior Friendship Center's Pat Buster Health Service in Venice, BettyGene's smile is back, and so is her health and confidence.
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.
Dakim BrainFitness, offered at Senior Friendship Centers in Sarasota and Venice, FL, recently won a silver Edison Award for innovation.
Don't miss "Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance," en evening of music and dance at 7:30 p.m. on Friday May 3 at The Friendship Center in...
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...
Senior Friendship Centers, founded in 1973, celebrated its 40th anniversary on March 12. The party attracted more than 220 guests and raised a r...
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.
The Season of Sharing a program begun 13 years ago through a partnership between the Herald-Tribune and the Community Foundation of Sarasota Coun...
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.
Finding the perfect a birthday or holiday gift for persons 50+ can be a challenge. Here's an idea, that will be enjoyed the whole year long.
Q. What is Friends of the Center Membership?
A: It's an opportunity to show your support for all the programs and services yo...
The Sarasota Lions Club recently presented the Senior Friendship Center for Healthy Aging with a $1,000 check to provide diabetes education for low income and uninsured patients in need.
Venice Magazine's September-October Issue features an article by Paula Murray on the great need Senior Friendship Centers' clinics in Sarasota...
Ola Medrzycki, Friendship at Home coordinator at Senior Friendship Centers was recently honored with the Community Foundation of Sarasota ...
SFC recently received a grant from the Michael Saunders & Company Foundation to help provide medical services to low income elders at our Health S...
Kathy Silverberg looks into the heart of friendship in her latest Sarasota Herald Tribune column. Read it here.
Huffington Post Blogger Enid Bordon looks at the facts about Senior Hunger in America. Read more here.
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Senior Friendship Centers was recently awarded a grant to help provide healthcare to older adutls in need by the MSC Foundation created by Michael Saunders and Company.
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