March 5, 2024

Saying goodbye to our friend, Liz

Elizabeth Ann Smith, affectionately known as Liz, passed away on March 2, 2024, at the age of 86.

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January 22, 2024

myTalk is celebrating our seniors this Valentine's

Send your Valentine to myTalk by February 8th!

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January 17, 2024

The Remember Project Performs “Fortune Cookies”

First Universalist Church, in partnership with Friends & Co, proudly presents “Fortune Cookies"

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December 19, 2023

Saying Goodbye To Our Friend, Terry Doyle.

It is with heavy hearts that we have to say goodbye to our friend, Terry Doyle.

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November 27, 2023

Celebrating The Life and Love of Anna

Our Friends, Anna Gremer, Age 106, passed away on November 14, 2023.

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November 20, 2023

Saying Goodbye To A Friend

It is with great sadness we have to say goodbye to our member and friend David Schliep.

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October 23, 2023

F&C launches Holiday Cards Connect

Friends & Co announces its latest program, "Holiday Cards Connect." Program.

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October 13, 2023

Understanding loneliness and social isolation

Understanding loneliness and social isolation: How to stay connected.

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October 12, 2023

Vicky accepts MAVA’s Excellence in Volunteer Award

We are thrilled and honored to announce Vicky Makky has accepted the award for MAVA’s Excellence in Volunteerism.

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September 15, 2023

F&C Celebrates 50 years serving older adults in MN

Thank you for all who helped us celebrate!

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September 12, 2023

Friends & Co Celebrates 50 Years

Friends & Co: Celebrates 50 Years of Alleviating Loneliness for Older Adults.

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September 6, 2023

Welcome Olivia!

Friends & Co Welcomes Intern, Olivia Clark.

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June 21, 2023

Amber Carlson joins Friends & Co

Amber Carlson has joined our team as the new Advancement Director

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June 1, 2023

Dennis Glock wins Legacy Person of the Year.

We are both honored and excited to have Dennis receive this prestigious service award.

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May 17, 2023

Jethra Kapp has joined Friends & Co

Jethra Kapp has joined Friends & Co as the new Director of Program Development.

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May 10, 2023

Friends & Co Unveils New Van

Friends & Co, has launched its latest initiative to connect people and communities, its new Community Connector Van.

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May 2, 2023

Surgeon general lays out loneliness framework

The surgeon general lays out a framework to tackle loneliness and 'mend the social fabric of our nation.'

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April 26, 2023

Welcome Danielle Andrews

Friends & Co is proud to announce the appointment of Danielle Andrews as the new Director of Member Services.

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April 21, 2023

Celebrateing National Volunteer Week

Thank you to all our Volunteers!

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April 4, 2023

Friends & Co featured in Allina Newsletter

Friends & Co featured in Allina Newsletter, Hello 4 Health

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March 1, 2023

Friends & Co @ MSSA Conf.

We are excited to be a Friend Sponsor" and exhibitor at the MSSA Ignite the Spark in You 130th Annual Conference & Expo.

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February 24, 2023

Friends & Co Forms New Partnership

Friends & Co Forms New Partnership with Jewish Family Service of St Paul

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February 22, 2023

Friends & Co @ MGS 47th annual conference.

Friends & Co is proud to sponsor the Minnesota Gerontological Society’s (MGS) 47th annual conference.

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February 15, 2023

Valentine's Day for Seniors 2023

Delivering love to Seniors in the Twin Cities

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January 26, 2023

Valentines for Seniors Enters Year Two

We are excited to partner with @mytalk1071 again this year for Valentines for Seniors!

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December 28, 2022

Celebrating 50 years of Serving

Minneapolis Chapter Founder Recalls Intense Early Days

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December 22, 2022

BCBS MN making connections with kids and seniors

Blue Cross associates wrap up the year with a focus on community.

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December 8, 2022

Friends & Co Branding wins GDUSA Award.

Franke+Fiorella wins GDUSA American Graphic Design Award™ for Friends & Co Branding and Identity Design

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November 18, 2022

Friends & Co attends Aging Summit

Friends & Co to Participate in Minnesota Leadership Council on Aging's Elevate Summit

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November 16, 2022

Friends & Co Kicks Off A Season of Brightness

Our members and their friends share connection, companionship, community, and friendship.

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October 25, 2022

The Benefits of Social Connection

F&C's Ann Fosco presents to the MN Elder Justice Center

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October 13, 2022

Friends & Co participates @ Fall Aging Conference

Join us at the Fall Aging Conference – Let’s Talk Taboo.

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October 13, 2022

Join us @ the South Minneapolis Seniors Fair

Andrea Jenkins, Emily Koski, and Friends & Co invite community members to join us at the fair!

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October 12, 2022

Friends & Co welcomes Emma Lucchesi.

Friends & Co is thrilled to announce that we have hired Emma Lucchesi to fill our new Program Manager position!

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September 1, 2022

Meaningful Connections Over Lunch

Minnesota Radio and Stage Veteran Discovers Meaningful Connections Over Lunch

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July 29, 2022

Maybe there is a “free lunch,” after all.

Lavender Magazine spotlights our Let's Do Lunch Café.

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July 21, 2022

Franke+Fiorella rebrands LBFEMN as Friends & Co

Franke+Fiorella helps Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly-MN Chapter rebrand as Friends & Co.

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July 18, 2022

We're Hiring!

Friends & Co is seeking a Program Manager

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June 16, 2022

Sandy O'Donnell Celebrates 25 Years!

Did you know Sandy's entire career has been devoted to serving and supporting older adults?

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June 7, 2022

Twin Cities LGBTQ older adults reveals progress

Research on the needs of Twin Cities LGBTQ older adults reveals progress over the past 30 years.

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June 3, 2022


Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly MN (LBFEMN) has officially changed its name to Friends & Co™

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May 29, 2022

In Person Visitations are Back

Thank you so much for your continued patience and commitment to keeping those around you safe and healthy.

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