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July 20, 2020
Editor’s Note: This article is written by Melissa Leedom and originally appeared on the SUNWAYS Assisted Living...

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Smoothing Your Way Through the COVID-19 Transition

July 08, 2020
For the last two months, I have effectively been prohibited from joining friends for dinner at a restaurant, meeting...

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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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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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    June 2020 | An Important Message
    An Important Message from Supervisor of Elections, Ron Turner Dear Voter: As you know, 2020 is an important year with elections for local, state, and federal offices, including president of the...

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