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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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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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Our People: Our Most Important Asset

Human Resources is not just about payroll, policies, procedures, and benefits. The most important aspect of HR has always been and remains the people.  But you can’t just say “our employees are our most important assets,” you have to show it.  With today’s changes in the workplace and the ongoing economic news, it is easy to lose […]

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Controlling the Cost of Medicare

Turn on the national evening news any day of the week and you are guaranteed to see at least one story about the Medicare system.  With people living longer and the price of health care increasing, insurers are looking at new and creative ways to control costs. As the Admissions Supervisor at The Friendly Home, […]

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Volunteers Make a Difference!

In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 21-27, we’ve asked one of our many devoted volunteers who do so much to enrich the lives of Friendly Home Members, to write this blog. Thank you to volunteer Gretchen Dewan for writing this post, as well as our very special visitors Jasper and Erika! Most Thursday mornings […]

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