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

Good Times in Preble Co. Ohio

By chance did you stop and see Wendy at the Preble Co. Annual Senior Day in Eaton, Ohio?  She had lots of information to share with the attendees, a little over 400 people!  The Preble Co. Council on Aging is a wonderful group and they really know how to put on an event.  They were  … 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

It’s the Simple Pleasures in Life

Sometimes we take things for granted.  I think that is just human nature, but at FFC we appreciate everything that improves our quality of life!  We are now enjoying updated, fabulous, fantastic and new/improved Wi-Fi throughout the Main Building.  Of course the trend is to “stay connected” and that is just what we are doing  … 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

OMA-Improving Lives One Stroke At A Time

Our spring session of the Opening Minds through Art program concluded last evening with a reception honoring the artists/volunteers.  Flowers, food and friends make this evening such a success.             The quality and variety of art is amazing.  Melissa Baxter, Director of the OMA program, told the crowd that every  … 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