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Understanding & Navigating Senior Living and Health Care Options

We understand that the world of senior living can be confusing and even overwhelming for consumers, and we’d like to help you gain a better understanding of the various levels of senior living and healthcare options that are available. The Friendly Senior Living continuum of caring communities is a trusted provider of these services, and […]

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Celebrating Seniors!

May is Older Americans Month, a time to celebrate seniors! This year’s theme for Older Americans Month is Connect, Create, Contribute. As we look at the Friendly Senior Living continuum of caring communities, I am gratified to see so many examples of these ideals brought to life! Connect At the heart of person-directed care is […]

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“Every Moment Makes a Difference”

As we celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week in April, I would like to say thank you to all of the Friendly Home’s faithful volunteers! Your generosity in sharing your time and your willingness to give selflessly to help others speaks to both the strength and quality of your character. Your service truly makes a difference […]

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March is National Nutrition Month!

Nutrition tips for older adults Small steps can get you on the road to eating healthy. Here are some tips to help you on your journey to good nutrition and good health! Before you eat, think about what goes on your plate or in your bowl. Choose foods that provide the nutrients you need without […]

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Welcome to our new website!

We’ve launched our new website and are so pleased to share our new look, feel and functionality with you! Designed with a focus on blending the best of technology, beautiful design and ease of use by our customers, the new Friendly Senior Living site:

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Make the Most of Summer’s Bounty!

Good nutrition doesn’t have to consist of inflexible rules or mean you have to sacrifice taste. Summer’s bounty makes it easier than ever to eat healthily and deliciously with loads of gorgeous fruits and vegetables! Farmers’ markets offer many summer delights at reasonable prices. Here are some tips to help you enjoy all that summer […]

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Physical Activity: It’s Never Too Late!

Benefits of Exercise: As is the case with younger adults, regular exercise has been shown to provide a myriad of health benefits for older adults, too! Here are just a few of the benefits: fall prevention, improvements in blood pressure, diabetes, lipid profile, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, cognitive, social and activity of daily living functions. Regular physical […]

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Older Americans Month

May is Older Americans Month. For 55 years, Older Americans Month (OAM) has been observed to recognize older Americans and their contributions to our communities. Led by the Administration for Community Living’s Administration on Aging, every May offers the opportunity to hear from, support, and celebrate our nation’s elders. This year’s OAM theme, “Engage at […]

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Quality Staff = Quality Care

Several members of the Friendly Home’s clinical team have recently been recognized for their contributions and achievements in the field of aging. As providers of care for the elderly in our community, the people we serve are our highest priority. The quality of our staff directly impacts the quality of care we deliver, and these […]

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

For your safety: Proper hand washing is key to prevent the spread of germs and illness, especially in the winter months. In case of an emergency, consider installing a personal response or medical alert buttons if you live alone. Avoid getting up too quickly when changing positions or when initially going out into the cold, […]

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