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

There’s Nothing Like a Free Meal

Have your neighbors, friends, or family wondered what it is like living at Friends Fellowship Community? Have they asked “What do you think residents do to keep busy?” or “What do you think the food is like there?” Friends Fellowship Community is always willing to extend our hospitality to others. You can call us to  … Read more

Please Remember

Please remember to pick up some milk after work. And remember to get the air in the tires checked before leaving on that road trip. Remember the day your first child was born or the day you got married? Memories are priceless. But what if you not only forget to buy the milk or put  … Read more


Before our construction project begins, we decided to get everyone together (residents and employees) to take one final picture on our front porch.   At 4:00 p.m. on August 2, 159 smiling faces gathered to share this moment in time.  Karen, our staff photographer, needed to be higher than any ladder we could find so she  … Read more

Walk a Few Feet in Their Shoes

Literally. Friends Fellowship Community periodically holds Family Education Nights focusing on the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. Have you ever wondered what it would be like to really walk in the shoes of one of our residents living with Alzheimer’s and experience life through their eyes? We have the tools to simulate this experience – it’s  … Read more

Here Come the Boomers

As millions of boomers are transitioning or at least considering a move to a Continuing Care Retirement Community, those of us who work in this industry must be ready for the challenge.   Boomers think differently when it comes to retiring. Quality of life is at the forefront of their minds. What we offer as far  … Read more

Drive Down the Lane and Check Us Out!

  Have you noticed the beautiful new entrance to Friends Fellowship Community? Everything is in bloom and the recent addition of “colorful flowers” makes it look stunning if I do say so myself. As you come down the drive to our campus, you realize there is something special about this Community. In July we will  … Read more

Tis the Season For

May and June are months that birds start migrating from Mexico to Canada.  Each week a different group will pass through inching their way towards a resting stop, perhaps Magee Marsh in Ohio, before they take flight across the water for Canada.  Eugenia Mills is always on the lookout, actually many land right outside her  … Read more