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

Fishing Fun at FFC

Did you know we actually have fish in our pond?  Gavin Harrison can vouch for this, but I think during this fishing expedition he actually caught one of our FROGS!  His mother, Melissa Harrison, is our director of nursing and we love seeing one of our “family members” fishing no matter what ends up on  … Read more

Here a chick, there a chick, everywhere a chick chick

Pat Foreman was kind enough to once again bring us 24 eggs to lovingly take care of until the chicks are hatched!  So far we have 16 to watch and take care of.  This project of “Therapy Chicks, a nonprofit of The Gossamer Foundation” is dedicated to global sustainability and local foods. We have Plymouth  … Read more

Spring is Here!

You know spring has arrived when our staff braves the treacherous waters of our pond to install the fountain for our enjoyment!             Josh and Alex carefully moved the pump to the middle of our pond, which is easier said than done.  It adds such a wonderful dimension to our  … Read more

Salt and More Salt

This past winter we have had a crazy mix of snow and ice.  One of the many reasons people move to our Community is so they do not have to worry about snow and ice removal.  Our crew often starts in the middle of the night removing the snow and spreading salt making the surfaces  … Read more

Being Scrooge Has It’s Benefits

We all have a different idea of what it means to SAVE money! It may depend on how we were brought up, current financial situations, peer pressure, etc. Regardless, we all should jump at the chance to save money and it’s never too late! In the December 2018/January 2019 issue of the AARP magazine, there  … Read more

Controlling Your Weight

                                                                                        The Lockhorns by Bunny Hoest and John Reiner   I don’t know about you but when I go to the doctor and they make me weigh in, I try to take off as many clothes as possible. Ever tried standing in different positions on your scale to see if you weigh less? One thing you can  … Read more