Can You Spell?

It was nip and tuck in the recent FFC Spelling Bee! Three moderators gave our residents some very challenging words. In the end, Gil Klose prevailed as the 2016 winner! Jan Bohlander came in second and Betty June Kelley was third. Congratulations to all that participated.

What a Zoo it Was at Friends Fellowship Community

Wow! Have you ever seen a Bush Baby or a Toddy Cat? How about an African serval or penguin? Of course you have seen a Kookaburra or maybe not! Well at FFC we have seen them all and a few more. The Columbus Zoo paid a visit to our Community. What a treat for our  … Read more

Feeling Blue?

Life can be tough but studies have found that the root of some cases of depression can actually be caused by our diet. Researchers at the University of Toronto found that there is an apparent correlation between depression and low zinc levels in our blood. After they looked at the numbers, they discovered that “circulating  … Read more

Friends Fellowship Community Adopts Nationally Recognized Art Program for People with Dementia

“I feel free!”  This and many similar statements have been shared recently during the premier semester of Opening Minds through Art (OMA) at Friends Fellowship Community. An art show highlighting the resident artists’ accomplishments is scheduled at the end of each semester session. FFC is the only certified facility offering the program in Indiana. Developed at  … Read more

Indulge Yourself with Healthy Eating

On Monday, November 9, we held our Wellness Fair at Friends Fellowship Community. Physical health is so important to everyone at FFC and what better way to stay fit than eating right! Chef Dennis demonstrated how to make healthy snacks that taste good and gave us recipes to use at home. Tabbatha Woolwine, our Wellness  … Read more

Need Jump Start to Your Morning?

Need a Jump Start to Your Morning? Did you know that eating within 30 minutes of waking helps get your day off on the right track? It revs up your metabolism and does wonders for your brain. People who skip breakfast tend to eat more little snacks throughout the day adding unnecessary calories. Your body  … Read more

Is Downsizing a Bad Word?

One of the biggest hurdles for any senior to face, whether they are moving or not, is tackling the dreaded task of downsizing. We know that for some folks the issue of downsizing their belongings is the biggest fear concerning a move. “Oh no, there goes my collection of buttons and bows and I don’t  … Read more

May Men’s Breakfast featured author Duane Hodgin

Author Duane Hodgin of Richmond was the guest speaker at the May Men’s Breakfast. He has written a new book titled “Wayne County Korean and Vietnam War Veterans — Forgotten Warriors: Against the Odds” for the Wayne County Historical Museum. Many Wayne County veterans have shared their stories in his new book that includes courage,  … Read more

Quilt for a Cause and maybe someday a Cure!

Friends Fellowship Community was so fortunate recently to have this incredible quilt hanging in our front foyer for several days. We were honored to display this special work of art which commemorates family, friends and neighbors who have been affected by cancer. Isn’t that all of us? This particular quilt will be part of a  … Read more

What’s With The Beanies?

These four FFC employees recently donned beanies with propellers and made personal deliveries of fabulous new water bottles provided by Healthcare Therapy Services to our residents in Independent Housing and Independent Living Apartments.  Each bottle had a little paper propeller, just like our beanies, to remind us that with even just a tiny spin, one  … Read more