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Friendly Home Volunteers Brighten Seniors’ Days!

A group of 15 volunteers are making a big difference in the lives of seniors during these unprecedented times. Each week, volunteers call residents of Linden Knoll, a senior living community, and the Friendly Home, a nursing home, to say a cheery hello and check in to see if there is anything they need. I […]

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Coping with COVID-19

Living through a pandemic is most likely something we’ve never imagined experiencing.  Our daily lives have been greatly disrupted on every level, which can lead to anxiety and distress for many of us. Here are some tips to help you get through this crisis. Be aware of your feelings – With social distancing, it’s easy […]

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Social Workers Seek to Ease Transitions

March is National Social Work Month, a wonderful opportunity to recognize those special individuals who work tirelessly on behalf of Friendly Home Members. While social workers wear many hats, one of their most important roles is helping seniors and their loved ones bridge the gap between their old lives and homes and their new ones. […]

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February is American Heart Health Month!

Stay heart healthy with these tips! Know your blood pressure and heart rate numbers! For healthy adults, a good blood pressure is one that is around 120/80. A top number (systolic) that is consistently greater than 139 is concerning. A bottom number (diastolic) greater than 90 is also of concern. High blood pressure can lead […]

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Exciting Year Ahead for the Terraces at Cloverwood!

2020 is off to a fantastic start for the Terraces at Cloverwood, Friendly Senior Living’s newest community! Offering some of the largest independent senior living apartments in the area, the Terraces is proud to introduce the next generation of retirement living. With an emphasis on exceptional amenities, top-notch service, wellness in all dimensions and the […]

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!

At the Friendly Home, we are focused on our Members’ health and happiness every day. During the holiday season, our Life Enrichment team and the entire Friendly Home staff strive to make this time of year especially enjoyable and meaningful. Living in a nursing home doesn’t mean giving up cherished traditions! We bake cookies using […]

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Inspire. Innovate. Impact.

It is my great pleasure and honor to share that Friendly Senior Living recently completed a fundraising campaign with fantastic results! We exceeded our goal of $4.5 million, thanks to the support of our friends in the community, including companies, foundations and individuals. The hard work and dedication of our campaign committee and staff, coupled […]

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What Does the Next Generation of Retirement Living Look Like?

Health conscious. Educated. Foodies. Independent. High expectations. Technologically savvy. Accustomed to options and variety. Socially minded. These are just some of the characteristics describing today’s Baby Boomers. In seeking a retirement community, they’re looking for more than just a place to live. Freedom from routine home ownership tasks, a vibrant and engaging lifestyle, choices and […]

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Ten Ways to Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls!

Falls are the leading cause of injury for people aged 65 and over. And while the risk of falls increases as you age, the tips below are applicable to all of us! ·  Remove all throw rugs and keep walkways free of clutter. Keep an eye out for uneven surfaces. ·  Be sure to have […]

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Connect to Purpose

“The purpose of life is to contribute in some way to making things better.” Robert F. Kennedy One of the greatest feelings in the world is having a life with purpose. This need does not diminish as one ages. Unfortunately, this need is often overlooked for people residing in nursing homes. No wonder the prevalence […]

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