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Deadly Falls Are on the Rise for Older Adults, and Prevention Is Key

June 12, 2019
Every second of every day in the United States an older adult falls. Every 11 seconds an older adult is treated in an...

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Indomitable Spirit

June 06, 2019
Time is one of our most precious nonrenewable resources. Growing up, time seemed to drag on forever. Suddenly,...

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Age-Friendly Festival Resource Toolkit

On October 28, 2017, 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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State of Florida Receives Age-Friendly Designation Through AARP Network of States and Communities
Congratulations, #AgeFriendlyFL

Florida is now the fourth Age-Friendly state in the nation, a major step toward making Florida an even more livable community!

Read AARP's "State of Florida Receives Age-Friendly Designation Through AARP Network of States and Communities" to get the details!

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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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  • May 2019  | Fourth State + Fourth Symposium + Four Counties = Fourida ;-)

    May 2019 | Fourth State + Fourth Symposium + Four Counties = Fourida ;-)
    Throughout the next decade, Florida's age demographics are expected to dramatically shift as more of us live longer, more engaged lives. It has become clear that our world must similarly evolve...

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