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

We Are So Excited!

At long last our cars finally have a home!  Yes—the carports are finished and numbered.  Today we officially opened the spaces to our residents and the feedback has been great!  Our new carports are so nice and protect our vehicles much better than our original carport spaces. We even have a spot for your bicycle for  … 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

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