We Are Here to Help

The Sarasota County Aging Network (SCAN) is a non-profit organization.
Our members connect seniors with local services and resources.



Our featured speaker will be Bob “B.B.” Widdop, Humorist & Circus Artist, with Circus Arts in HealthCare Initiative. Bob “BB.” Widdop has the distinct honor of having his portrait hanging in the Hollowed Halls of Harvard University’s Pediatric Training Facility. In 1995 B.B. was the Founding Supervisor of the Clown Care Program at Boston Children’s Hospital.

B.B.'s presentation will help bring on why & how “Laughter is the Best Medicine."

Arrive at 8:00 am for a light breakfast and networking, followed by the meeting at 8:30 am. Thank you to our breakfast sponsors, Frances Lane - FBG Benefits Group and Kenneth Garcia - Edward Jones.


  • Networking and Visibility
  • Special Events
  • Support of Colleagues
  • Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Referrals

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  • SCAN has given more than $200,000 in grants to support projects serving seniors in Sarasota County.
  • Our grants are given to organizations bi-annually that address the unmet needs of seniors.
  • Successful proposals will provide a meaningful contribution to local seniors.

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Monthly Meeting Overview

SCAN meets every fourth Thursday of the month. Meetings feature a light breakfast, networking, program, and the opportunity for self-introductions. While attendance is open to anyone interested, those who attend more than twice are asked to become members.

Meeting Location

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
6400 Edgelake Drive
Sarasota, FL 34240

2018 Meeting Schedule

  • October 25th
  • November - No Meeting
  • December - Holiday Party