Social Isolation and Loneliness

I think we are all experiencing one or both of these as we are going through the coronavirus epidemic.  Social isolation is basically a lack of contact with others.  During this epidemic the mandatory isolation can increase our depression, anxiety and lack of energy.  Lack of contact with other human beings is not fun!  Some  … Read more

Buffleheads-Oh My

As I have said many times, you just never know what you will see around our campus.  For the last three days we have had a pair of Buffleheads on our pond—YES BUFFLEHEADS.   They have evolved their small size to fit the nesting cavity of a woodpecker or the Northern Flicker.  Due to their small  … Read more

Something to Smile About

We are all going through times we have never experienced before.  Our days are devoted to keeping our residents safe and secure AND also happy!     Steve and Kim made us giggle and smile when they came to work in their St. Patrick’s Day attire.  Something so simple can have a huge impact.  A  … Read more

January Employee of the Month

  Congratulations to Star Toschlog, FFC’s Employee of the Month for January 2020. Star began her career with Friends Fellowship in 2012.  She went through our CNA class and then became our transporter.  We are excited to share the news that she recently completed her QMA training. Some of Star’s co-workers had some very nice  … Read more

Friends Fellowship Community Names New President and CEO

  Friends Fellowship Community has named Christopher (Chris) Fields as its next President and CEO.  His selection comes after a nine-month nationwide search. Fields replaces Jeffrey Baxter, who is set to retire January 31, 2020.   Fields emerged from a highly competitive pool of candidates. From a semifinalist pool of five, he was one of two  … Read more

Dangers of Sitting Too Long

Friends Fellowship Community will be hosting a seminar on the Dangers of Sitting Too Long presented by HTS Outpatient Therapy & Wellness Experts.  Please click on the following link for more information Dangers-of-Sitting-Too-Long.    

Longtime President Set to Retire

Jeff Baxter, longtime President of Friends Fellowship Community, has shared with the organization’s Board of Trustees his intent to retire at the end of January, 2020.  He communicated his plans as 2018 came to a close and in doing so indicated that it was his desire to provide the governing body ample time to identify  … Read more

A New Face At FFC and We Are So Excited

Hi there! My name is Laura Andrews and I am your new Exercise Specialist. What does that mean for you? Well, it means that I have worked really hard to learn everything I can about how exercise can help us to conquer all of the little (and big) things that life throws our way. I  … Read more

Absolutely The Best Day at FFC

It has just been one of those Saturdays!  Sometimes you think you have seen it all, but NOT at FFC.  Today I saw wild turkeys “movin on down the road” in Independent Housing.  THEN as I walked out the front door I saw, for the first time ever, a hummingbird moth.          … Read more

A Small But Mighty Power Food

Whether you buy the smaller blueberries or the jumbo ones, this fruit is packed with antioxidants, fiber, and vitamin C.  They help reduce cholesterol and ward off infections.  The dusty coating helps control insects and means they are really fresh!  One cup is only 80 calories so what a great what to start the day  … Read more