Press Releases

Friendly Senior Living Elects Officers, New Members to Boards of Directors

At the recent Annual Meeting of Friendly Senior Living, new officers and members were elected to the communities’ Boards of Directors. Cloverwood Senior Living/Linden Knoll Elected to the joint Cloverwood Senior Living and Linden Knoll Board of Directors were: Jean Maess, of Brighton, as Chairperson of the Board. Maess is Vice President, Editorial and Site […]

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Friendly Senior Living Website Wins Digital Health Award

Friendly Senior Living’s website, www.friendlyseniorliving.org, has been recognized as a Bronze award winner in the 22nd annual Digital Health Awards competition, which honors the world’s best digital health resources. A panel of nearly 30 experts in digital health media served as judges, selecting winners in 60 categories from more than 300 entries. “Friendly Senior Living […]

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Delivering the Gift of Music with Guitar Grams!

As seniors living in nursing homes are largely confined to their rooms due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Friendly Home is providing a unique opportunity for families to connect with their loved ones through music. Neurologic Music Therapist Sam Snyder, explains, “Since our residents’ families cannot come to visit, all of us in the Life Enrichment […]

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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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Friendly Senior Living Celebrates Successful Completion of $4.5 Million Capital Campaign During 170th Year

Friendly Senior Living, celebrating its 170th anniversary in 2019, has successfully completed its $4.5 million capital campaign. Funds raised during the campaign will support several key capital and program enhancements throughout the Friendly Senior Living continuum. “We couldn’t have met and exceeded our campaign goal without the support of our donors, community volunteers and board […]

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Friendly Home Recognized Among Newsweek’s Best Nursing Homes

Friendly Home has been recognized for excellence on Newsweek’s inaugural list of Best Nursing Homes. More than 15,000 nursing homes nationwide were analyzed, and less than 3 percent achieved placement on Newsweek’s 2020 list. “This outstanding distinction reflects the Friendly Home’s commitment to providing excellent and compassionate care and services always,” Friendly Senior Living President […]

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Local Artist’s Collection On Display at Friendly Home

The artwork of award-winning Rochester artist Margaret Mitchell is on display through Sept. 30 in Friendly Home’s Memorial Gallery at 3156 East Ave. in Brighton. Admission is free and open to the Greater Rochester community. The collection features acrylic and oil fine art painting. Mitchell has been president of Pittsford Art Group for over eight […]

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