Friendship Center is a fully licensed non-profit adult day services program providing professional, compassionate, affordable care in Southern Santa Barbara County at two sites–Montecito and Goleta.
Our mission is to preserve and enrich the quality of life for aging and dependent adults through innovative programs that value the dignity and worth of every person. We provide respite, support and education, enabling families to continue to be engaged in their community, careers and commitments.
By Luciana Mitzkun Cramer, Friendship Center Family Services Director Most members who attend Friendship Center are delighted with the wide variety of musical programs available. Music fills the soul, but it is also proven to have great benefits for the memory impaired. When used for recreation, music brings joy to
By Luciana Mitzkun Cramer, Friendship Center Family Services Director Dementia patients thrive in familiar environments and with a familiar routine. The more consistent the timing, frequency, and types of activities, the better they function and the better they feel. Adherence to routine creates a sense of safety, enhanced by the