Brain Power

A few months ago I wrote about becoming old enough to get my OWN AARP card! Well, I have certainly come to enjoy having it and have started embracing becoming an older adult!!!! The AARP Bulletin for December arrived, and I anxiously browsed through it to see what tidbits I could pick up. One article,  … Read more

The Team That Keep us Ticking-

Our Maintenance Department will soon have a new home and they are excited for the extra storage and work space.   FFC has lots of “moving parts” that keep us up and running. From appliances in Independent Housing, to drains in every apartment, to bushes that need trimming, to water heaters that leak—our Maintenance Department  … Read more

Baby Boomers and Medicare

Yes we BOOMERS are rapidly approaching the point in our lives where we should start researching Medicare and the options available. I recently joined AARP (I always said I would not acknowledge aging, but I gave in to the benefits.) Each month I receive a monthly newsletter which is very informative. Before you make any  … Read more

Oh What a Night—once again-

            On Thursday, November 2, we honored our staff at the 28th Annual Employee Service Awards Banquet at The Olde Richmond Inn. Appetizers and dinner were followed by our “Trivia Quiz” and our one and only magician, the magnificent and talented Gary Mills. Millsey’s Magic Show is always a highlight  … Read more

Indiana State Department of Health Says-

Recently the Indiana State Department of Health conducted their annual survey of our Community. We are pleased to announce we had a perfect survey which means we were deficiency free. To celebrate this accomplishment, we celebrated on October 26 with a wonderful meal for our employees (all three shifts). Jerry Toschlog brought his photo booth and props  … Read more


I just had to share this picture where I had the privilege of taking the “first swing” at our planters outside the elevator on each floor. For 18 years I have decorated them seasonally and have found over the years they are a storage area for dirt, Kleenexes, ribbon, paper, etc. When our design team  … Read more

What a Village….Economy, Indiana

For two summers Leon Morrison, FFC Independent Housing resident, has worked to recreate the wonderful, friendly town of Economy, Indiana, in MINIATURE! It is a replica of the year 1947. You can just see the love and care he has put into this replica. We are fortunate to be able to see it in our  … Read more

Community Improvement Awards Nominee

The Wayne Co. Area Chamber of Commerce recently held a luncheon to recognize local businesses and organizations for their efforts to improve Richmond and the Wayne Co. area. Friends Fellowship Community was recognized for the beautiful new entrance to our Community.   It was definitely a great addition to Chester Blvd. and the City of Richmond.  … Read more

FFC Receives a Grant

FFC is dedicated to providing a safe work environment for our employees. Special training and monthly in-service sessions help us keep up-to-date on new techniques and equipment usage. United Heartland, in all four regions of their company’s footprint, have selected four insureds that work so well with their company in all aspects of safe resident handling.   … Read more

More OMA, Greater Impact, Happier and Healthier Residents!

Two members of the Life Enhancement team, Sophia Ottoni-Wilhelm and Megan Reifeis, attended a four day training during the first full week in August to become facilitators for the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program at Friends Fellowship Community. The training took place at The Knolls of Oxford, a continuing care retirement community in Oxford,  … Read more