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

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

What a Sight!!!

January 20th was a great day to be at FFC! The rain and snow showered its beauty on us and with the colder weather to come, we may enjoy it for quite a while.  Some complained that it was so messy and cold, but I looked outside and saw glistening diamonds on the trees. The  … Read more

FFC- Chili for Charity

Cathy McKean from our Dietary Department is whipping up her father’s famous chili recipe for the chili cook-off on Thursday, January 24, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Morrisson-Reeves Library! Cathy and I will be there to help in this fundraising event. Our portion of the proceeds will help fund our OMA Program (Opening  … Read more

Holiday Gatherings

Each year our residents have many opportunities to celebrate the holidays at FFC.   This past week they enjoyed a “Resident Christmas Dinner” enjoying appetizers and a wonderful meal along with fellowship and spirited conversation. Our ladies love to dress up making the evening festivities even more special. Holiday music was in the air adding a  … Read more