Celebrating the Fine Art . . of Relationships

Opening Minds through Art-Building bridges across age and cognitive barriers through art. Friends Fellowship Community will celebrate its second Opening Minds through Art/OMA Art Show at a special opening and reception on Thursday, April 21, 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The public is invited to attend. A brief program at 6:30 p.m. will  … Read more

New Registered Dietitian and Nutritionist at FFC

We are so happy to welcome Christina Miller to Friends Fellowship Community.  Christina joined the dietary staff in February as a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Christina is from a small town in Michigan, but has lived in Rushville, Indiana for the past seven years with her husband and two dogs. Northwood University in Midland, Michigan is  … Read more

Animal Therapy Proves Beneficial for Senior Communities

“Animals are such agreeable friends – they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” -George Eliot Dogs have long been heralded for their companionship, physical assistance and ways in which they benefit our well-being. Studies now conclude that animals as therapy in senior living communities can contribute to even broader positive benefits than first imagined.  … Read more

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