Our Board of Trustees

Friends Fellowship Community is very fortunate to have such a dedicated group of people that serve on our Board of Trustees. On a warm summer evening we took this picture before our June meeting while we had everyone together. This photo also features our new entrance to the Main Building. We are extremely fortunate to  … Read more

Keep That Toothbrush Handy

We all know how important it is to brush and floss our teeth. Good dental habits start when we are very young and hopefully continue throughout our lives. I recently read a fascinating article detailing how poor dental habits can affect many parts of our bodies.   I am attaching the link to the article. https://www.aarp.org/health/healthy-living/info-2018/healthy-teeth-prevent-disease.html  … Read more

29th Annual Employee Service Awards Banquet

On November 1, 2018, Friends Fellowship employees gathered at The Olde Richmond Inn for our annual awards banquet.   Service pins were awarded to 53 employees ranging from one year to thirty-five years of service.   Dinner was followed by the presentation of awards and a message from our President, Jeff Baxter. For several years we have  … Read more

Guess What Showed Up At Friends Fellowship Community

You just never know what you will see on our campus! I was leaving work a couple of days ago and something “special” caught my eye around the pond. Hundreds of geese were lounging in the water and around the edge, BUT there were two special looking geese. I sent this picture to my birding  … Read more

Walking To End Alzheimer’s Disease

On a beautiful, cool Saturday morning, September 29, 2018, the Friend Fellowship Community team (26 employees, friends and family) joined a large group of dedicated people on the Earlham Campus to show support for the many forms of dementia many of us are dealing with each and every day! At FFC, The Courtyards, our dementia  … Read more

Perfect Survey

We are so PROUD to have received a “Deficiency-Free State Survey” again this year.  Once a year the Indiana State Department of Health arrives unannounced to review our charts, inspect all departments thoroughly, and talk to our residents. Our staff works so hard each and every day to make the lives of our residents the  … Read more

Exercise-You Have To Start Somewhere

Sometimes you just need to put on your tennis shoes and start moving! As this cartoon shows, it can be discouraging when you first start an exercise program but don’t give up. It gets easier the more you continue to move. At FFC, we have a wide array of different exercise programs and we want  … Read more

Shingrix Shingle Vaccine-First One Approved By The FDA in 10 Years

Shingrix is a shingle vaccine that has recently been approved AND is 90% effective.  For those 50 years and older, Shingrix helps the immune system defend against shingles.  It is give in two doses with the second shot two to six months after the first. Shingles can be very painful and as we age our  … Read more

Loneliness Can Affect Your Life Expectancy

As we know people are living much longer so we need to take care of ourselves both physically and mentally! A recent article in the AARP bulletin goes into great detail about the negative benefits of being lonely. If you receive the AARP Bulletin/Real Possibilities, June 2018, glance at the article written by Jo Ann  … Read more

Proper Way To Fall

I know we have all been in situations where one minute we are upright and the next minute we are on the ground! A fall can happen so quickly and can affect our lives forever. There is an art to falling which I was reminded of when I read the AARP magazine recently. The article,  … Read more