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How to Start a Daily Gratitude Practice

May 18, 2020
With all that has been going on recently with COVID19 and quarantine, we felt it was a great time to revisit the...

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Celebrating Older Americans Month

May 11, 2020
Each year during May, we celebrate Older American's Month, and this year is no exception. Not even a pandemic can...

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Age-Friendly Festival
Age-Friendly Festival Resource Toolkit

The FIRST Age-Friendly Festival (AFF) in the U.S. was held in Sarasota, Florida. With the festival being the first of its kind in the nation, a template or reference guide did not exist for the Sarasota AFF planning team. That, however, is not the case for you and your community! Click here to access resources available for your community based on the Sarasota AFF journey.

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Rich Harwood
Stepping Forward
Book Circles

As an investment in our community, The Patterson Foundation brought Rich Harwood back to the region to discuss his new book, Stepping Forward. In conjunction with the author’s visit, The Patterson Foundation is supporting registered book circles throughout Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.

About Age-Friendly Sarasota

About Age-Friendly Sarasota
Building a lifelong community by developing a more livable environment

Age-Friendly Sarasota is a countywide effort in Florida to promote active, engaged, and healthy living for people of all ages. By learning and sharing about Sarasota County's age-friendly features and the aspirations of its residents...


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  • February 2020  | Shape Your Future

    February 2020 | Shape Your Future
    Mental Health Special Dependent District Survey Sarasota County has launched an online survey to gather public feedback regarding a proposed mental health care special district. This short,...

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