Seeing their money do good work to help others during their lifetimes motivated Dr. Richard and Jean Georgiades to make a substantial gift to the Friendship Centers Dental Clinics recently. Their generous gift of $50,000 will help improve the quality of life and health of hundreds of older adults in need in Sarasota County.
“Whatever you n...
Today’s seniors are living longer than ever before.
Over the past 10 years, the U.S. population age 65 and over increased by
approximately 25 percent, from roughly 36 million in 2003 to 45 million in 2013. Not only are more people reaching their 65th birthday, many are living well beyond age 65. Between 1980 and 2013, the ...
Did You Know?
....When you get a preventive medical test, you’re not just doing it for yourself. You’re doing it for your family and loved ones:
• Men are 24 percent less likely than women to have visited a doctor within the past year and are 22 percent more likely to have neglected their cholesterol tests.
• Men are 28 per...
Two long-standing medical clinics in Collier County are tying the knot to open a new location in East Naples to streamline medical care for needy patients.
The Senior Friendship Health Center and the Healthcare Network of Southwest Florida will share a 6,000-square-foot clinic that is slated to open in September. Read more in this article by Liz F...
The Friendship Centers’ 2015 Gala, “Friendship Around the World,” was a huge success, thanks to the generosity of patrons and dedicated volunteers who put in countless hours of planning to implement every aspect of this spectacular event.
Over 250 people attended on March 10 at the Friendship Center in Sarasota, which was transf...
Celebrating 10 years at the Friendship Centers, Vice President Erin McLeod talks about the growth and impact of the Friendship Centers in Southwest Florida.
The headline says it all: "Secret Angels." In The Giving Issue, November's Harbor Style Magazine, writer Carol Bruyere profiles two programs who are quietly making life easier for older adults in Charlotte County: OCEAN (Our Charlotte Elder Affairs Network) and The Friendship Centers. Check it out.
Sign up on line now and plan to be part of the Senior Hunger Task Force Team for the Feed Families Hunger Walk Jan. 17 at Miromar Outlet Mall, 10801 Corkscrew Road, in Estero. Your support will help provide monthly food bags for seniors in need through The Friendship Centers.
Please be aware, in order for the Fr...
Marty Katz is the new Director of Development at Marketing for Senior Friendship Centers, Inc. Katz comes to the Friendship Centers from the New College Foundation, where she served as associate director of community outreach and marketing. Prior to that she worked as development director of community resources with Jewish Family and Children...
WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration continue to hear from taxpayers who have received unsolicited calls from individuals demanding payment while fraudulently claiming to be from the IRS.
Based on the 90,000 complaints that TIGTA has received through its telephone hotline, to dat...
Allie Krider-Harrison has recently joined the Friendship Health Clinic as Executive Director. As the administrator of the operation, she will be responsible for day-to-day operations, outreach, fund development and community partnerships.
Krider-Harrison, originally from Fort Lauderdale holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science Administration ...
The famous AP picture of soldiers raising the flag at Iwo Jima on has special meaning for Harold Ronson. He was there to see it happen.
“The War to End All Wars” fought by “The Greatest Generation,” World War II had a huge impact on our world. For many men and women who experienced it, the memories r...
Calling all local amateur photographers! Entries for the Friendship Center Juried Photographic Show, will be accepted Monday, Jan. 20 from 12:30 - 4 p.m. at the Friendship Center, 1888 Brother Geenen Way, Sarasota.
The show, which is in partnership with Sarasota Camera Club, will run Feb. 7 - March 19 at the Center.
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